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GUI Debian Package Maker Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to GUI Debian Package Maker for Linux and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is install4j. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Makeself or Debreate. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to GUI Debian Package Maker and 17 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to GUI Debian Package Maker are InstallBuilder, Debian Package Maker, Deb-o-Matic and Packin.

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A Debian package builder based on Debian Package Maker (http://debianpackagemaker.blogspot.com).

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  1. install4j

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    18 alternatives to install4j 

    install4j is a powerful multi-platform Java installer builder that generates native installers and application launchers for Java applications.

     install4j has no features, suggest some!
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    Makeself

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    36 alternatives to Makeself 

    makeself.sh is a small shell script that generates a self-extractable tar.gz archive from a directory. The resulting file appears as a shell script (many of those have a .run suffix), and can be launched as is.

     Makeself has no features, suggest some!


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    Debreate

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    26 alternatives to Debreate 

    Debreate is a utility to aid in building Debian packages (.deb). The goal behind Debreate is to make developing for Debian based Linux distributions more appealing, with an easy to use interface for packaging applications, artwork, media, themes, etc.

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  4. InstallBuilder icon

    InstallBuilder

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    52 alternatives to InstallBuilder 

    Modern, easy to use crossplatform installation tool similar to InstallShield multiplatform and InstallAnywhere. It works across Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. Free Licenses for open source projects.

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    Features
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    Debian Package Maker

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    26 alternatives to Debian Package Maker 

    DebianPackageMaker is a simple user interface/tool to make a debian package easier and straightforward to use and deploy your linux application to any debian based distro.

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    Discontinued

    Last release in June 2008

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    Deb-o-Matic

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    26 alternatives to Deb-o-Matic 

    Deb-o-Matic is an easy to use utility to build Debian source packages, meant to help developers to automate the building of their packages with a tool that requires limited user interaction and a simple configuration.

     Deb-o-Matic has no features, suggest some!
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    Packin

    27 alternatives to Packin 

    Packin is a graphical Linux package creator wizard which compiles packages in the popular debian package format (.deb files). Packin creates complete debian packages within four easy steps. Advanced options and latest specifications supported.

     Packin has no features, suggest some!
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    Ubucompilator

    25 alternatives to Ubucompilator 

    Ubucompilator is a modern software written in Gambas for Ubuntu, Debian, Linux Mint and debian derivates to compile and make .debs packages easly, by a graphic way.

     Ubucompilator has no features, suggest some!
    Discontinued

    Last version 1.0, released May 2011, can be downloaded from Launchpad

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    pkgcreator

    27 alternatives to pkgcreator 

    The main objective of this project is to simplify the creation of Debian packages by providing an utility that parses a simple YAML file and generate all the file structure, DEBIAN control files and freedesktop.org menus and icons (for GUI applications).

     pkgcreator has no features, suggest some!
    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.1svn30, released in March 2011, can be still downloaded from Google Code Hosting

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    Deb-Creator

    27 alternatives to Deb-Creator 

    Deb-Creator is a tool to quickly create Debian packages. The program provides a simple graphical user interface written in C++ using Qt Creator. It uses the dpkg command in Linux to build the final Debian package.

     Deb-Creator has no features, suggest some!
    Discontinued

    Last release in February 2011

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