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This is my application.

It is created with quickly.

I would like to package it for Ubuntu now.

I tried to package it with uickly, but that failed.

At first, I was trying to install it using But it is only copied in python lib dir, no icon, no desktop file installed.

Then I tried to follow this guide, but I ended up with package without icon and it was of bad quality, but most important of all, it does not use, and it was pretty complicated. I would like to automate packaging process

Can someone point me in the right direction, some examples of existing apps that have automated packaging etc?

Thanks in advance.

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That's right, I make it. it needs .bzr repo for build, for some reason. Thanks. – umpirsky Jan 17 at 14:13

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If you are using quickly, packaging should be as simple as typing:

quickly package

You can edit the file to select an icon and a category, but it looks like you already did it.

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Thanks. I tried, but that fails for some reason… That Loosks like desktop file and icons are not insalled on appropriate location when I run, so it should probably be updated with some code to install this files. Also, deb package should somehow run in order to get all this things installed. – umpirsky Jan 17 '12 at 12:18
They are in the same relative place than my only quickly project, and it packages. Has you modified the file?. – Javier Rivera Jan 17 '12 at 12:29
Hehum, I'm not sure about that. In order to be integrated into Unity desktop file and application should be copied to /usr/share/ or sth like that. Icons to /usr/share/icons... and so on. No, I didn't it's pretty much similar to one from quickly template… – umpirsky Jan 17 '12 at 12:34
Quickly will (at least it did for me) take care of that. – Javier Rivera Jan 17 '12 at 12:39
Take care of what, packaging application or copy icons, desktop file... to appropriate location when you run If seconds, where is that piece of code in How do you run – umpirsky Jan 17 '12 at 12:41

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