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I started a hobby project and figured that if there were some reasonably reachable criteria for this, I might as well work in that direction. Tried asking on #ubuntu-app-devel, but the channel seems kinda dead.

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You can find official information here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuDevelopment/NewPackages

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Thank you, that's exactly what I wanted. – Tamás Szelei May 9 '11 at 22:12

With Ubuntu you have a 'better' option. Have a look at this Launchpad page about packaging.

That way you can tell people to add your PPA (explanation and examples here) into Ubuntu Software Center and install it from there.

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I know that (and planning to do it), but I'm specifically interested in inclusion in the Universe repository. – Tamás Szelei May 9 '11 at 20:11

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