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How to build deb packages for Debian GNU/Linux

Oct 24, 2003 — by LinuxDevices Staff — from the LinuxDevices Archive

Debian ranks as the fourth most-used distribution for embedded development, according to's annual Embedded Linux Market Survey, with a rising rate of adoption. Developers wishing to distribute software binaries and source for use with Debian systems will want to learn the basics of creating Debian packages (.deb's).

This detailed how-to shows all the necessary components of a package and how to put them together to end up with a final product.

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