is there a set of "creating ubuntu packages" guidelines?

Bhavani Shankar R bhavi at
Tue Nov 30 14:20:30 UTC 2010

On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 1:20 PM, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday at> wrote:
>  some colleagues want to take what has been a zip file all this time
> and turn it into a proper ubuntu .deb package.  are there guidelines
> for how one does that *properly*?  as in, best practices?  thanks.
>  i may have more specific questions shortly.

hello robert,

you can have a look at the ubuntu packaging guide for a head start


Bhavani Shankar.R, a proud ubuntu community developer.
What matters in life is application of mind!,
It makes great sense to have some common sense..!

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