Checkinstall helps with the tidy installation and removal of packages from Unix/Linux based systems by generating packages that are compatible with various different installers (e.g. RPM or Slackware packages).

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Create deb package from source without ./configure file [closed]

How can I create a deb package for Ubuntu 14.04 from source when there is no ./configure file? I have tried to use checkinstall but keep getting an error like make: *** No rule to make target `...
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Intel igb driver building with checkinstall

How to properly compile the latest Intel igb driver (4.1.2) with checkinstall ? When I am trying to do this I got following error: *checkinstall -D root@debian:~/igb-4.1.2/src# =======================...
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Installing checkinstall on x86_64 bit [closed]

I downloaded the source for check install. checkinstall-1.6.2.tar.gz. I then tar -xzvf checkinstall-1.6.2.tar.gz Then I make. It prints this error: [root@ip-50-63-180-135 checkinstall-1.6.2]# make ...
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Add dpkg .symbols or.shlibs to package made using checkinstall

I have created a simple package using checkinstall of the Oracle Instantclient client libraries, the package installs without problem and is seen in the system. Problem is, that checkinstall doesn't ...
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Checkinstall failed with /root/rpmbuild has no source directory

I am trying to use checkinstall to build a package from source code. However, when i run checkinstall , it ask : /root/rpmbuild has no source directory, please write the path to the rpm source ...