[ubuntu-uk] Publishing to the software centre
gareth.france at gmail.com
Wed Apr 23 07:31:17 UTC 2014
The goal is to create a program which can be installed from the software
centre like any other. I don't want the code to be accessable by
anybody. I have used pp to package it but the resulting file does
nothing. Double clicking doesn't work and running it from a terminal
results in a command not found error.
On 23/04/14 08:26, Alan Pope wrote:
> Hi Gareth,
> On 23 April 2014 08:14, Gareth France <gareth.france at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have a perl script I wish to publish but doing so seems rather akin to
>> pulling teeth! I'm trying to package it as an executable but this doesn't
>> seem to work. Can anyone advise me what format it needs to be in to submit
>> it, and how I may achieve this.
> What's the goal? Make the perl script widely available for people (you
> don't know) to discover and install on their systems easily? Or is
> this a script something only a few techy people may be interested in?
> If the latter, then maybe just put the script on a pastebin, github,
> launchpad or other host and point people to it with simple
> instructions for downloading and running it.
> If the former then you will need to do a little work to learn how to
> package it. The documentation is uh.. comprehensive, but there's some
> simpler guides like this one:-
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