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This is for people with no background in software development. See Preparing Software for Packaging. This is for software developers who need to package software into RPMs.
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Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It only takes a minute to sign up. An app required me to install RPM package to install. But as far as I know, there is another software called "alien". What is the difference between this two? I couldn't manage to find on search engines. Most of the time when an application is provided as an RPM package, it is also provided in some other way that is more likely to work on Ubuntu.
There are mutliple ways to install Flectra, or not install it at all, depending on the intended use case. Click More Info then Run anyway. Flectra needs a PostgreSQL server to run properly. Execute the following command as root in order to install PostgreSQL server :. In order to print PDF reports, you must install wkhtmltopdf yourself: the version of wkhtmltopdf available in debian repositories does not support headers and footers so it can not be installed automatically.
happens to come along with the Linux sys- tem they install. RPM. In addition to Red Hat and many others, Fe- dora and Using the Ubuntu One software store to icel3.org packages. Figure 5. that rpm-based distributions are difficult to use.
RPM was intended primarily for Linux distributions ; the file format is the baseline package format of the Linux Standard Base. It has also been ported to some other operating systems , such as Novell NetWare as of version 6. An RPM package can contain an arbitrary set of files. For a system administrator performing software installation and maintenance, the use of package management rather than manual building has advantages such as simplicity, consistency and the ability for these processes to be automated and non-interactive.