Building Debian Packages from the Ground Up
INTERACTIVE COURSE

Building Debian Packages from the Ground Up

Beginner

43 Lessons

12h

Certificate of Completion

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Building Debian Packages from the Ground Up
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Takeaway Skills

An understanding of Debian packages and how they fit into the broader landscape of software producers, vendors and their repositories

Knowledge of the metadata relevant to Debian packages

Hands-on experience creating Debian packages from scratch

Understanding of the security aspects of software distribution, as applied to the Debian and Ubuntu toolchain

Course Overview

Packages are fundamental units of software deployment in Debian and related operating systems. Packaging enables users to deploy your packages using the built-in tools of their operating system. In this course, you’ll learn about the environment that Debian packages live in, including repositories, package management installation tools, source and binary packages, and the “upstream” concept. Then you’ll learn about the structure and metadata of packages and an efficient way to build Debian packages using t...Show More

Course Content

1

Introduction

2

Debian Packages in Context

3

What's Inside a Debian Package

4

Quick Package Construction with fpm

5

The Debian Build System

6

Quick Debian Packaging and Multipackage Builds

8 Lessons

7

Repository Management

8 Lessons

8

Conclusion

1 Lesson

9

Appendix

1 Lesson

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