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


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