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I'm looking to install Howler on my Ubuntu Server. However, all that page provides is a RPM, not a DEB. Is there a version of Howler available for Debian-based distributions?

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git clone && cd howler && python doesn't work? – ceejayoz May 1 '13 at 16:39
python install most likely. – Danila Ladner May 1 '13 at 16:42
@ceejayoz: I don't know, I haven't tried it yet. I just like the idea of having a real package that I can manage much better. – strugee May 1 '13 at 16:46
use alien, or build your own package with fpm. – Zoredache May 1 '13 at 16:57
I have no idea. I was just adding a comment with an alternate path just in case you, or someone else who finds this post in the future needs to know what to do if no package exists. – Zoredache May 2 '13 at 0:49
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No, there isn't a DEB available.

You can use alien to convert or install an RPM:

Installing an RPM file directly

sudo alien -i package_file.rpm

Converting the RPM file to a Debian package

sudo alien package_file.rpm

Or use fpm to build a package from source:

download the source, unpack, ./configure, make, make install, fpm, deploy.

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