[Ilugc] Issue in ubuntu server installtion version 15.10
knura9 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 1 10:26:34 IST 2015
On Mon, Nov 30, 2015 at 7:44 PM, Shakthi Kannan <shakthimaan at gmail.com> wrote:
> --- On Mon, Nov 30, 2015 at 7:38 PM, Sundar Raj <msrarun22 at gmail.com> wrote:
> | Facing some problem in ubuntu .Installed O/s but now i could not
> | install additional packages , GUI, etc...
> | When i try to install rpm using the following command it says the following
> | error.
> | sudo apt-get install rpm
> Ubuntu is a Debian-based distribution, and it uses apt as its package
> manager, while RPM-based distributions use rpm.
> Why do you want to install rpm in Ubuntu?
The RPM tool set is available as a deb package. It is useful to
have it on a Debian based system to examine RPM based packages.
I would not recommend installing RPM application/library packages on a
DEB based system using the RPM tools.
In fact, the packages should be **native** to the distribution e.g.
not to mix Debian package with Ubuntu and vice versa. There may be
subtle artefacts (bugs) that show up on "out of the box" use cases.
-- Arun Khan
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