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We have made a .py file that controls brightness of the screen. It has a GUI with slider for controlling and runs when it is double clicked after marking it as executable.

But we want to make a .deb package with it for easily distributing. Is there any way to do it with Quickly? If not, then what are the other ways?

We also want to associate it with an icon.

The project we are trying to debianize is here.

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It is preferred if you can post separate questions instead of combining your questions into one. That way, it helps the people answering your question and also others hunting for atleast one of your questions. I removed the second question. – guntbert Jul 17 '13 at 17:25
@CallmeV The code is in Github. – Archisman Panigrahi Jul 18 '13 at 9:14
@CallmeV I have manually created a .deb package manually but it shows package is poor quality. I made it using this tutorial – Archisman Panigrahi Jul 18 '13 at 16:47
adding a readme and a man page should fix that. – RobotHumans Jul 18 '13 at 16:58
it's in the debian packaging guide. i'm a little busy to do all the googling for you, but i assure's all there – RobotHumans Jul 18 '13 at 17:17

FPM is a great tool for packaging not only deb but other formats too like rpm.

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If you check out the wiki for Quickly. It's the third step under "How to get started":

quickly package
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You cannot turn a .py file into .deb just by quickly package. – Archisman Panigrahi Jul 24 '13 at 14:08
I guess I assumed you're using quickly to create your project. The "using quickly" in your title and question implies that's what you're using to help create your python project. If you're not using quickly from start to finish for your project, then I'm afraid you can't package it with quickly. – Wes Jul 25 '13 at 15:37
I want to know if there is any way to port it to quickly. – Archisman Panigrahi Jul 26 '13 at 6:00

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