Debian package management system

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where does pkg-info takes its information from?

Where does pkg-info takes its information from? More precisely, where & what information do I need to put in my .deb package for pkg-info?
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How to make Linux package manager recognize software installed from source?

I don't even know if this is possible, but I'll ask anyway. I'm building a Linux From Scratch system, and I'm pretty close to the end. Obviously, everything until now has been compiled and installed ...
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Find what package a file belongs to in Ubuntu/Debian?

I frequently find myself missing a program, man page, or other file when working on my Ubuntu 8.04 system. Is there any simple way to look up what package contains a given file (whether it is ...