## Hello deb!

February 10, 2017

I’m enthusiast xubuntu user and I use deb packages daily. Deb packages are an awesome way to deploy software and manage it for any kind of platform. Nevertheless,

• not all software in the world comes natively packaged for the deb system
• there exist several (not straightforward) ways to create deb packages
• sometimes you just need a quick and dirty solution

Deb packages are just GNU ar archives and they are very easy to create. I like the arch-linux PKGBUILD files idea; you have one text file with all the instructions needed to

 \$>lintian hello.deb