alien - Converter between the rpm, dpkg, stampede slp, and Slackware tgz file formats

Property Value
Distribution RPM Universal
Repository Olea all
Package filename alien-8.88-2.fc18.noarch.rpm
Package name alien
Package version 8.88
Package release 2.fc18
Package architecture noarch
Package type rpm
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer -
Download size 88.80 KB
Installed size 218.47 KB
Alien is a program that converts between the rpm, dpkg, stampede
slp, and Slackware tgz file formats. If you want to use a package
from another distribution than the one you have installed on your
system, you can use alien to convert it to your preferred package
format and install it.


Package Version Architecture Repository
alien - - -


Name Value
/usr/bin/perl -
debhelper -
dpkg -
perl(:MODULE_COMPAT_5.16.3) -
perl(Cwd) -
perl(Getopt::Long) -
perl(base) -
perl(constant) -
perl(strict) -
perl(vars) -
rpm-build -


Name Value
alien = 8.88-2.fc18
perl(Alien::Package) -
perl(Alien::Package::Deb) -
perl(Alien::Package::Lsb) -
perl(Alien::Package::Pkg) -
perl(Alien::Package::Rpm) -
perl(Alien::Package::Slp) -
perl(Alien::Package::Tgz) -


Type URL
Binary Package alien-8.88-2.fc18.noarch.rpm
Source Package alien-8.88-2.fc18.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Download latest olea-repo-release rpm from
  2. Install olea-repo-release rpm:
    # rpm -Uvh olea-repo-release*rpm
  3. Install alien rpm package:
    # yum install alien




2013-05-22 - Dmitrij S. Kryzhevich <> - 8.88-2
- No need for "defattr" in files section.
2013-05-21 - Dmitrij S. Kryzhevich <> - 8.88-1
- Update to 8.88.
2010-11-23 - Dmitrij S. Kryzhevich <> - 8.83-1
- First try.

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