[Dev] Tizen "Universe" port: Ubuntu package(s) as an "Universe" for Tizen platform developers

Geunsik Lim geunsik.lim at gmail.com
Mon Jun 4 02:23:21 UTC 2018

Dear Tizen Folks,

The Tizen "Universe" port: Ubuntu package(s) as an "Universe" for
Tizen platform developers is available at


0. Background:

Are you a Ubuntu 18.04 user? Are you a platform developer that has to
use the sdb command? Do you want to use Tizen "Universe" for more
flexibility? You want more freedom than restriction? Do not you want
to do something like [trusted = yes] ?

This repository
(https://build.opensuse.org/project/show/home:tizen:ubuntu) is to
provide required rpm packages to use Tizen:Extension software
platform. Although http://download.tizen.org/tools/latest-release/ is
Samsung-supported free and open-source software, it is too (1) strict
and (2) slow. However, This repository aims to support more flexibly
community-maintained free and open-source software such as "Universe"
repository of Ubuntu.

1. Target:
This project has maintained to generate Ubuntu packages (*.deb) in
order that developers have to install easily Debian packages in their
Ubuntu distribution for building Tizen package (*.rpm).
* Ubuntu 14.04
* Ubuntu 16.04 (Recommended)
* Ubuntu 18.04

2. Debian Source Repository:

3. Case Study for Ubuntu 16.04
$ sudo vi /etc/apt/preferences.d/priority-tizen
Package: *
Pin: release o=obs://build.opensuse.org/home:tizen:ubuntu/xUbuntu_16.04,n=xUbuntu_16.04,l=home:tizen:ubuntu
Pin-Priority: 990
$ apt-cache policy
$ sudo vi  /etc/apt/sources.list.d/tizen.list
deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/tizen:/ubuntu/xUbuntu_16.04/
$ wget -nv https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/tizen:/ubuntu/xUbuntu_16.04/Release.key
-O Release.key
$ sudo apt-key add - < ./Release.key
$ sudo apt -y update
$ sudo apt install gbs sdb mic lthor osc

4. How to clone this project for proliferation:
$ for pkg in $(osc ls home:tizen:ubuntu16.04); do osc copypac
home:tizen:ubuntu16.04 $pkg home:tizen:ubuntu; done


GS Lim.

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