How to contribute with a package

Andreas Moog andreas.moog at
Mon May 29 15:51:33 UTC 2017

On Mon, May 29, 2017 at 12:22:58PM -0300, Andre Meyer Silvestre wrote:

> I would like to contribute with a program (of my authorship) to Ubuntu
> repositories. The program is called SharpBayes. It is a Bayesian Network and
> Influence Diagram editor and engine. My web site is:
> <>
> Anyone interested can find debian packages there.
> The code has not been open-sourced yet, but I am willing to do so.
> How should I proceed?

You might find it helpful to read and which both contain valuable information 
intended for software developers. After you have released your software with a 
free license, you can either file RFP-report if you do not want to maintain 
your software in Debian or an ITP report if you plan on maintaining the Debian 
package as well. ( and

If you have any questions you can also hop on, channel 
#ubuntu-motu or #ubuntu-packaging to get more information.

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