This time we are going through an introduction how to upgrade an existing packages in Debian. There are basically seven steps in this process.
This is going to a series of blog posts for helping others and myself with the process of packaging software in Debian.
So, what is a package?
"A Debian package is a collection of files that allow for applications or libraries to be distributed via the Debian package management system. The aim of packaging is to allow the automation of installing, upgrading, configuring, and removing computer programs for Debian in a consistent manner. " --- Debian Wiki