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I have a java application (created as a class) and I want to know how I can (or should I even) convert it to .deb format and then how to upload it to a Launchpad PPA so that everyone could install it?

Notice that I am still learning Java, so my program does not have any GUI.

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Packaging is quite a long process and here I am assuming that you are ready to go through the trouble. Since Ubuntu is based on Debian and fetches almost all the packages from the Debian repository, I believe the packaging schemes in both are the same. Please refer to this : http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/maint-guide/

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thank you for the link –  Nikki Kononov May 2 '12 at 10:21
    
We had a session on it last sunday. Do read it about it if you're interested. sosaysharis.wordpress.com/2012/04/29/… –  harisibrahimkv May 2 '12 at 10:22
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sure I am, I am planning (in future) to create apps for Ubuntu so I am interested in any material related to programming :) –  Nikki Kononov May 2 '12 at 10:27

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