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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 for maintainers: How will my package get into Debian?


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. AndroidTools
  3. AutomakeTransition
  4. AutomaticPackagingTools
  5. BuildingFormalBackports
  6. BzrBuildpackage/DesignIdeas
  7. CheckInstall
  8. ConfigPackages
  9. Courses2005/BuildingWithoutHelper
  10. CreatePackageFromPPA
  11. DEX
  12. DataPackages
  13. DebianAstro/AstropyPackagingTutorial/Packaging
  14. DebianAstro/AstropyPackagingTutorial/Preparation
  15. DebianDevelopment
  16. DebianMentorsFaq
  17. DebianPackageManagement
  18. DebugPackage
  19. DevelopersCorner
  20. Diagrams
  21. Distcc
  22. DpkgConffileHandling
  23. DpkgDiversions
  24. EditingBinaryPackageMetadata
  25. EmacspeakTestingGuide
  26. FTBFS
  27. Fonts/PackagingPolicy
  28. Games/Sponsors/Queue
  29. GettingPorted
  30. GitPackaging
  31. GitPackagingSurvey
  32. GitPackagingSurvey/bare debian
  33. GitPackagingSurvey/bare debian monorepo
  34. GitPackagingSurvey/bare template
  35. GitPackagingSurvey/git-debcherry
  36. GitPackagingSurvey/git-debrebase
  37. GitPackagingSurvey/git-dpm
  38. GitPackagingSurvey/manually maintained applied
  39. GitPackagingSurvey/merging
  40. GitPackagingSurvey/modified orig plus further unapplied patches
  41. GitPackagingSurvey/rebasing
  42. GitPackagingSurvey/unapplied
  43. GitSrc
  44. HardeningWalkthrough
  45. HowToPackageForDebian
  46. Java/Packaging
  47. Javascript/Policy
  48. Maintainers
  49. MediaWiki
  50. Mentors
  51. Mingw-W64
  52. NonMaintainerUpload
  53. PackageArchitectureAlmostAny
  54. PackageConfigUpgrade
  55. PackageTransition
  56. Packaging
  57. Packaging/BinaryPackage
  58. Packaging/HackingDependencies
  59. Packaging/Intro
  60. Packaging/ruby-team-meta-build
  61. Packaging/sbuild
  62. PackagingFAQ
  63. PackagingWithDarcs
  64. PackagingWithDocker
  65. PackagingWithGit
  66. PbuilderTricks
  67. PkgExim4UserFAQ
  68. Projects/DebSrc3.0
  69. Python/DbgBuilds
  70. Python/LibraryStyleGuide
  71. Python/Policy
  72. RPM
  73. RenamingPackages
  74. Repackage_srcrpm
  75. Repacking
  76. ReproducibleBuilds
  77. Salsa
  78. SecurePbuilder
  79. SimpleBackportCreation
  80. SimplePackagingTutorial
  81. SoftwarePackaging
  82. SponsorChecklist
  83. Teams
  84. Teams/CUPS
  85. Teams/DebianHaskellGroup
  86. Teams/DebianMonoGroup/NewPackage
  87. Teams/DebianMozExtTeam
  88. Teams/Foo2zjs
  89. Teams/MySQL
  90. Teams/MySQL/MySQL-wsrep
  91. Teams/OCamlTaskForce
  92. Teams/Printing
  93. Teams/Ruby/Packaging
  94. UsingQuilt
  95. WNPP
  96. binNMU
  97. debian/patches
  98. debian/watch
  99. es/MediaWiki
  100. it/HowToPackageForDebian
  101. piuparts
  102. pt_BR/HowToPackageForDebian
  103. pt_PT/Teams
  104. ru/HowToPackageForDebian


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