dpkg-deb: error: control directory has bad permissions
If your control directory is on NTFS file system, you will get this error. In fact, your file system should support file permissions. So the first advice is to copy your files somewhere in your home ...
Using `alien` to install a rpm-package on Debian, or just install it with `rpm`?
Quoting /usr/share/doc/rpm/README.Debian: Please do not use rpm directly to install packages. Install the alien package and use the alien command to convert/install a rpm package using dpkg. ...
How to install cetoys on Linux Mint 17.2 Cinnamon 64
When you follow your link http://sourceforge.net/projects/cetoys/ >> Browse all files >> cetoys/r4/ ,,, you will find "cetoys-0-r4.x86_64.rpm" http://iweb.dl.sourceforge.net/project/cetoys/cetoys/r4/...
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