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Debian Linux Notes
Internet, the final frontier. These are the adventures of the Debian project.
Its n-year mission: to explore free new programs, to seek out new source and new users, to boldly package
what no one has packaged before.
Debian Mailing Lists -- Complete Index
Debian Live Manual
Search for all deb packages which contain the specified string.
What .deb package provided this file?
debian debconf for configuration
The Debconf Programmer's Tutorial
Linux.com :: Using Debconf to configure a system
Python Debconf Configuration by Example « Mark Knowles' Blog
Create a Debian package for your Django application | Laurent Luce Blog
Ubuntu Manpage: debconf - developers guide
Why is debconf skipping my questions?
When developing .deb packages in the past, I've found issues where debconf will silently install my package without asking questions. If you export DEBCONF_DEBUG=developer, you may see the following happening in the debconf dialog.
debconf (developer): --> 30 question skipped
First, see if you find your questions already answered in "debconf-get-selections | grep YOURPACKAGENAME". If you see your questions in the debconf db with unknown as the user...that's probly the issue. To remove the unknown user selections try the following "echo PURGE | debconf-communicate unknown"
You can get more debugging information by exporting DEBCONF_DEBUG=developer in your env. You can also just add that option to the kernel parameters during the grub loader...
Bootable CDs and preseeding installers
Simple-CDD/Howto - Debian Wiki
Unattended Debian Linux Installation - preseeding,boot parameters, and other things install related.
Linux Bootable Media - preseeding,isolinux.cfg, etc.
Boot and Run Pendrivelinux 2009 in Windows | USB Pen Drive Linux - Linux in windows on portable usb.
USB Pendrive Linux | Get USB Pendrive Linux at SourceForge.net - Debian based liveusb.
Encrypted Debian Live USB key
Boot ISO from USB Flash Drive | USB Pen Drive Linux
ISOLINUX boot splash images
ISOLINUX/SYSLINUX splash image mini-HOWTO
How To Create Splash-IsoLinux — Bharat Operating System Solutions
Debian New Maintainers' Guide
Debian New Maintainers Guide - The debian/control and debian/rules file
Debian Packaging School - nice overview...
The Debian GNU/Linux FAQ - Basics of the Debian package management system
English/BuildingWithoutHelper - Debian Women Wiki
Basic Debian Packaging - FreekiWiki
PackagingGuide/Basic - Ubuntu Wiki
Chapter 6. Best Packaging Practices
Debian packaging helpers
debianpackagemaker - Project Hosting on Google Code - A simple and straight forward debian package maker.
Python setup.py to DEB package | welcome to the world of... - package your python to deb.
jordansissel/fpm · GitHub - Effing package managers! Build packages for multiple platforms (deb, rpm, etc) with great ease and sanity.
Created: 2010-02-14 23:14:50
Modified: 2013-02-02 19:53:35