How to create deb packages

Today, after a very long time, I had to create a package for a Linux system. It’s been a long time since I did that for the last time so I had to re-learn it again. This time, however, I am using Ubuntu so I had to create deb packages instead of rpm ones. Browsing the web I found these two texts very useful:

Happy hacking!

My top 3 PPAs for Ubuntu

One of the things I love most about Ubuntu is how easy it is to install software. Ubuntu’s PPA plays a great deal on this. So, here’s a small list of my preferred PPAs:

George Dumitrescu: indicator workspaces

MyUnity: well, for MyUnity

Peter Hurley: for Evolution Exchange Web Services (aka, evolution-ews).

Adding these PPAs to your system is as easy as running ‘sudo add-apt-repository ppa:<ppa-address>’