26.2 Installing Alien Package Converter

  1. Ensure that you Perl version 5.004 or later.

  2. Download the Alien package converter utility from the Alien Package Converter page.

  3. Unpack, make, and install the utility using the following commands:

    $ tar zxvf alien_8.53.tar.gz
    $ cd alien
    $ perl Makefile.PL
    $ make
  4. Log in as root or use sudo:

    $ sudo make install