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Portal/IDB/logo_portal.png Welcome to Debian packaging portal


Portal/IDB/icon-template-32x32.png This portal is about information relevant to developers wishing to package software for Debian. If you were looking for information on installing and removing packages from your Debian system, see the package management page.

Debian packages are maintained by a community of Debian Developers and volunteers.

If you're just starting out with Debian packaging, please read the official documentation first:
the Debian New Maintainers' Guide -- tutorial for simple package
Debian Packaging Tutorial -- slides-based overview of Debian packaging
Debian Policy -- guiding rules Developers Reference -- advanced guide etc.


Introduction to Debian Packaging

To get a good grounding in Debian packaging:

Now that you have seen the basics, it is highly recommended that you read some real stuff:

Then, if you are looking for answers, you can come back here or read:

What not to do:

Packaging Procedures

Types / Formats

Tools

Advanced Procedures

Useful Pages

Training Sessions

From Debian Women

DebianWomen organise interesting training sessions.

See also:

Wiki pages

All pages related to packaging in Debian:

  1. AdvancedBuildingTips
  2. Alioth
  3. AndroidTools
  4. AutomakeTransition
  5. AutomaticPackagingTools
  6. BuildingFormalBackports
  7. BzrBuildpackage/DesignIdeas
  8. CheckInstall
  9. ConfigPackages
  10. CopyrightReviewTools
  11. Courses2005/BuildingWithoutHelper
  12. CreatePackageFromPPA
  13. DEX
  14. DataPackages
  15. DebianAstro/AstropyPackagingTutorial/Packaging
  16. DebianAstro/AstropyPackagingTutorial/Preparation
  17. DebianDevelopment
  18. DebianMentorsFaq
  19. DebianPackageManagement
  20. DebianPackaging-FAQs
  21. DebugPackage
  22. DevelopersCorner
  23. Diagrams
  24. Distcc
  25. DpkgConffileHandling
  26. DpkgDiversions
  27. EditingBinaryPackageMetadata
  28. EmacspeakTestingGuide
  29. FTBFS
  30. FastTrack
  31. Fonts/PackagingPolicy
  32. Games
  33. Games/Sponsors/Queue
  34. GettingPorted
  35. GitPackaging
  36. GitPackagingSurvey
  37. GitPackagingSurvey/bare debian
  38. GitPackagingSurvey/bare debian monorepo
  39. GitPackagingSurvey/bare template
  40. GitPackagingSurvey/git-debcherry
  41. GitPackagingSurvey/git-debrebase
  42. GitPackagingSurvey/git-dpm
  43. GitPackagingSurvey/manually maintained applied
  44. GitPackagingSurvey/merging
  45. GitPackagingSurvey/modified orig plus further unapplied patches
  46. GitPackagingSurvey/rebasing
  47. GitPackagingSurvey/unapplied
  48. GitPackagingWorkflow
  49. GitPackagingWorkflow/DebConf11BOF
  50. GitSrc
  51. HardeningWalkthrough
  52. HowToPackageForDebian
  53. Java/Packaging
  54. Javascript/Policy
  55. Maintainers
  56. MediaWiki
  57. Mentors
  58. Mingw-W64
  59. NonMaintainerUpload
  60. PackageArchitectureAlmostAny
  61. PackageConfigUpgrade
  62. PackageTransition
  63. Packaging
  64. Packaging/BinaryPackage
  65. Packaging/HackingDependencies
  66. Packaging/Intro
  67. Packaging/Pre-Requisites
  68. Packaging/ruby-team-meta-build
  69. Packaging/sbuild
  70. PackagingFAQ
  71. PackagingWithDarcs
  72. PackagingWithDocker
  73. PackagingWithGit
  74. PbuilderTricks
  75. PkgExim4UserFAQ
  76. Projects/DebSrc3.0
  77. Python/DbgBuilds
  78. Python/LibraryStyleGuide
  79. Python/Policy
  80. RFP
  81. RPM
  82. RenamingPackages
  83. Repackage_srcrpm
  84. Repacking
  85. ReproducibleBuilds
  86. Salsa
  87. SecurePbuilder
  88. SimpleBackportCreation
  89. SimplePackagingTutorial
  90. SoftwarePackaging
  91. SponsorChecklist
  92. SystemBuildTools
  93. Teams
  94. Teams/CUPS
  95. Teams/DebianHaskellGroup
  96. Teams/DebianMonoGroup/NewPackage
  97. Teams/DebianMozExtTeam
  98. Teams/Dpkg/Spec/DeclarativePackaging
  99. Teams/Foo2zjs
  100. Teams/MySQL
  101. Teams/MySQL/MySQL-wsrep
  102. Teams/OCamlTaskForce
  103. Teams/Printing
  104. Teams/Ruby/Packaging
  105. UntrustedDebs
  106. UsingQuilt
  107. WNPP
  108. binNMU
  109. de/PackagingWithGit
  110. debian/patches
  111. debian/watch
  112. es/MediaWiki
  113. es/Packaging
  114. es/SimpleBackportCreation
  115. fr/Alioth
  116. fr/CheckInstall
  117. fr/DebianPackage
  118. fr/SimpleBackportCreation
  119. id/PackagingWithGit
  120. it/AdvancedBuildingTips
  121. it/Alioth
  122. it/DebianDevelopment
  123. it/DebianPackageManagement
  124. it/Games
  125. it/HowToPackageForDebian
  126. it/Packaging
  127. it/Packaging/BinaryPackage
  128. it/Packaging/Intro
  129. it/PackagingWithGit
  130. it/Salsa
  131. it/SimpleBackportCreation
  132. it/UsingQuilt
  133. piuparts
  134. pt_BR/AdvancedBuildingTips
  135. pt_BR/Alioth
  136. pt_BR/DebianDevelopment
  137. pt_BR/Games
  138. pt_BR/HowToPackageForDebian
  139. pt_BR/Packaging
  140. pt_BR/Packaging/BinaryPackage
  141. pt_BR/Packaging/Intro
  142. pt_BR/Packaging/Pre-Requisites
  143. pt_BR/Packaging/SourcePackage
  144. pt_BR/Salsa
  145. pt_BR/SimpleBackportCreation
  146. pt_BR/Teams
  147. pt_BR/udeb
  148. pt_PT/Teams
  149. ru/HowToPackageForDebian
  150. ru/IntroDebianPackaging
  151. ru/SimpleBackportCreation
  152. sbuild
  153. udeb
  154. uk/DebianDevelopment
  155. uk/Salsa
  156. uk/Teams


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