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=How to install RPMs and DEBs on your Arch install=
 
  
1. Get either or both of the packages rpmextract and deb2targz.
 
 
pacman -S rpmextract
 
pacman -S deb2targz
 
 
2. Download the appropriate rpm/deb for the software you want to install. Be sure to ask around the forums or IRC channels the dependencies of these packages. Check to see if the repos already have these dependencies.
 
 
pacman -Ss pkgname
 
 
3. Get any needed dependencies that are not in the repositories.
 
 
4. Extract the RPM or DEB with the command(s):
 
*RPM
 
cd /path/to/rpm
 
rpmextract.sh rpmfilename
 
*DEB
 
cd /path/to/deb
 
deb2targz debfilename
 

Latest revision as of 20:23, 17 November 2012