[Please note that this post has been written quite a while ago. After that, it's not been updated.]
I failed to install UNAFold/mfold in Ubuntu 10.10 as the supplied binary package was in rpm (RedHat) format.
Ubuntu 10.10 can't use rpm files to install software directly.
After doing some online resource, I found that it is possible to convert rpm files to deb(Debian) format by using another app, named
alien isn't installed by default. So I used the command,
$sudo apt-get install alien
then checked the installation by command:
if it goes okay, now to simply convert the UNAFold package:
$sudo alien ~/Downloads/unafold-3.8-1.i386.rpm
the converted one is named like
Now use this new package for installation
$sudo dpkg -i unafold_3.8-2_i386.deb
after installation, you should be able to run the *.pl scripts with appropriate input, like:
$perl /usr/bin/UNAFold.pl ~/s1.seq