Create RPM or DEB packages using Checkinstall

Below are the steps to create your own RPM or Deb packages using CheckInstall.

Step 1.

sudo apt-get update

Step 2.

sudo apt-get checkinstall

Step 3. Run your apps ./configure file

Step 4. Run make

Step 5.

sudo checkinstall

Step 6. Provide an brief explanation of your app and press return

Step 7. Verify and change any of the checkinstall paramaters.

Step 8. Check your deb package has been installed.

dpkg -s