Distributing Python-programs to Ubuntu users

Olof Bjarnason olof.bjarnason at gmail.com
Fri Sep 25 17:54:20 CEST 2009

2009/9/25 Daniel S. Braz <dsbraz at gmail.com>:
> Hi,
> To create a .deb file you may use checkinstall, it's very simple and work
> very well.

Hi Daniel,

>From what I gather browsing the web abount checkinstall, it seems to
be built with "make install" in mind.

Does it work with "python setup.py install" too?

> Em 25/09/2009, às 03:15, Olof Bjarnason escreveu:
>> Hi!
>> I write small games in Python/PyGame. I want to find a way to make a
>> downloadable package/installer/script to put on my webpage, especially
>> for Ubuntu users.
>> I've skimmed a couple of tutorials on how to generate .deb-files, but,
>> wow, it's a whole new skill set to do that!
>> Does anyone have any hint on a more economic way of creating
>> single-file distribution packages for Python+PyGame projects? Maybe
>> some GUI-tool that automates the .deb file creation process, but
>> targetting Python specifically and not C++.
>> /Olof
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