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Debian packaging tutorial

Nice initiative by Lucas Nussbaum to consolidate course material on Debian packaging

One of the common complains about Debian packaging is that it’s hard to learn because, while there is quite a lot of high-quality documentation, it is often written more as a reference manual than as a tutorial: it’s great if you already know everything and want to check some detail, but not so great if you want to learn everything from scratch.