Create a .deb package from source files

On August 25, 2009, in create, deb, source, by Dipin Krishna

If your build from source is successful, you can make a Debian (Ubuntu) package (.deb) for future use: Install package tools: sudo apt-get install checkinstall Rebuild package using “checkinstall”: cd /path/to/extracted/package./configuresudo makesudo checkinstall Keep the resulting “.deb” file for future use. It can later be installed using: sudo dpkg -i packagename.deb Note: These are basic […]


Create launcher for applications operating through the terminal

On July 28, 2009, in APPLICATIONS, create, launcher, terminal, by Dipin Krishna

Here we have created a launcher for applications, operating through the terminal, this may disadvantage those who wish to launch or create links to these applications.To do this follow these three steps: 1. Create a launcher with the terminal of our choice:For example, my favorite is terminal Xterm and I run Moc:The command would look […]


How to create a pre-boot image for slitaz ( .lss picture files )

On June 14, 2009, in boot image, create, lss, Slitaz, by Dipin Krishna

1. You will need to have Gimp 2.6 installed and ready.Now create a new picture with 640 x 480 (480 minus some space for the text cursor). The original Slitaz splash will be 640 x 346 pixels. 2. Now create your image,with your creative works. When done, change the image mode to indexed colors. IMAGE […]