If you use Linux in any depth, you’re eventually have to install a program from source code. Normally the process is pretty quick and painless, but it still has some drawbacks. To help resolve this, we’ve got checkinstall.Read more »
Lot of users want to make deb files from source code. It is not a difficult job. Try the following steps to make deb from source files.
First You have to install checkinstall
$ sudo apt-get install checkinstall
Download the source file, such as example.tar.gz and extract it.
$ wget http://www.example.com/downloads/example.tar.gz