Posted by: sirivy | October 30, 2012

How to install .rpm on Ubuntu

Reference: http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/ubuntu/install-an-rpm-package-on-ubuntu-linux/

I have to install flash plugin on my Ubuntu and the file downloaded from Adobe website is in .rpm format. To intall .rpm file, I follow the instructions on the reference link as follows:

  1. sudo apt-get install alien dpkg-dev debhelper build-essential
  2. sudo alien flash-plugin-11.2.202.243-release.x86_64.rpm
  3. sudo dpkg -i flash-plugin_11.2.202.243-1_amd64.deb

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