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 […]


Install Remove and Reinstall/Reconfigure/Repair .deb packages

On August 23, 2009, in deb, install, reconfigure repair, reinstall, remove, by Dipin Krishna

Debian (.deb) packages are the packages that are used in Ubuntu. You can install any .deb package in your system. .deb files can generally be installed from your file manager (Nautilus) merely by clicking on them, since file associations with the default installer is already set in Ubuntu. These instructions are for those who wish […]