how to make a *.deb package from source

Art Alexion art.alexion at
Tue Jan 2 20:16:29 GMT 2007

On Saturday 30 December 2006 23:36, Larry Hartman wrote:
> I downloaded the latest KMyMoney tar.bz2 from  I unarchived it to a
> new directory on my Desktop, performed the ./configure, make, make install.
> The program runs without errors.  I wish to turn it into a *.deb in order
> for it to be installed, and tracked by a package manager.  Can someone list
> out the command line steps for this?


Please start a new thread when you have a new question instead of hijacking an 
existing thread.  It makes reading easier for those of us who use kmail or 
thunderbird or gmail or other threaded mail readers.

That said, use the following steps.

checkinstall -D


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