Tauri allows your app to be packaged as a
.deb (Debian package) file.
Instead of launching the app directly, you can configure the bundled app to run a script that tries to expose the environment variables to the app; without that you'll have trouble using system programs because the
PATH environment variable isn't correct. Enable it with the
To include custom files to the debian package, you can configure a mapping on
tauri.conf.json > tauri > bundle > deb > files as follows:
"/usr/lib/README.md": "../README.md", // copies the README.md file to /usr/lib/README.md
"usr/lib/assets": "../public/" // copies the entire public directory to /usr/lib/assets