Install RPM Packages on Ubuntu 12.04/11.10/any Ubuntu version/Linux Mint

Ubuntu/Mint Support only deb package installation, If you have some software in rpm package you can install it in Ubuntu/Linux Mint easily. Fedora/Redhat and Mandriva support RPM packages.
In Ubuntu/Linux Mint you can easily install softwares from Software Centers or via PPA. If any software is not available in deb/software center/ppa and it's only available in rpm, than you can easily convert that rpm file to deb package with one command using terminal.
rpm package
This RPM to DEB Conversion Utility called Alien, Which converts packages from one to the other format. It doesn't mean that convert rpm package will always work on your system. Cause there can be problem of Dependencies or libraries.

To install open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following command in the Terminal:

Now convert package from RPM format to Deb format, use the following command. Change your packagename in command:

To install the deb package enter following command:

That't it
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