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Peter Mattern edited this page Feb 17, 2016 · 20 revisions

LXQt is the fusion of the LXDE-Qt and Razor-qt projects, as well as the continuation of the LXDE project.

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Packaging

  • Arch Linux: The stable release is available in community repo, packages' names are the same as upstream. A group lxqt exists and pulls all relevant ones. The latest release of lxqt-admin is provided in the AUR as some of its dependencies are available in the latter only.
    Latest VCS code is provided in AUR, packages' names are the same as upstream suffixed by -git, meta-package lxqt-desktop-git pulls all of them.
  • Debian: The stable release of LXQt is available in Debian's official repositories as of Debian 9 "stretch" which represents the testing distribution as of 11/2015. There are metapackages lxqt-core providing core features and lxqt providing LXQt as a whole plus some additional applications not provided by LXQt itself.
    Another repository providing VCS snapshots on a regular basis is work in progress.
    The Siduction repositories which could be used on Debian as well earlier have been abandoned in favour of the official Debian repositories.
  • Gentoo: LXQt stable is available in official portage tree (gentoo repository). To install, "emerge lxqt-meta". Also you can find ebuild files for git snapshots in qt overlay. If you need, do "layman -a qt" and emerge them.
  • Mageia: a meta-package to install LXQt on Mageia's latest release can be found on http://mageia.madb.org/package/show/application/0/name/task-lxqt
  • ROSA Linux: LXQt is available in ROSA Desktop Fresh as of R6. From a running instance LXQt can be installed by task-lxqt, ISO images providing LXQt are available, too. See http://wiki.rosalab.ru/en/index.php/LXQt.
  • Siduction: (see Debian)
  • Slackware: SlackBuilds for git snapshots are available on Ponce's slackbuilds.org fork for -current (https://github.com/Ponce/slackbuilds). AlienBob's repository (http://taper.alienbase.nl/mirrors/people/alien/slackbuilds/lxqt/) also offers 14.1 and -current binary packages for the latest stable 0.7.0 release and an unified SlackBuild for building all components from source.
  • openSUSE: Git snapshots are available in X11:LXQt:git. Stable versions are available in X11:LXQt and are contained in openSUSE 13.2, openSUSE Leap 42.1 and Tumbleweed.
  • Ubuntu, Derivatives
    • official repositories: LXQt is expected to be available in the official repositories in xenial. As of 12/2015 a metapackage is still missing so you may want to search on http://packages.ubuntu.com or by suitable invocations of apt-cache on a running instance.
    • PPAs
      • ppa:lxqt/ppa: Latest stable release. Provided by team "LXQt team", see https://launchpad.net/~lxqt. Metapackages lxqt and lxqt-core similar to those from the official Debian repositories are available.
      • ppa:lubuntu-dev/lubuntu-daily: VCS snapshots updated on a regular basis. Provided by team "Lubuntu Developers Team", see https://launchpad.net/~lubuntu-dev/+archive/lubuntu-daily. A metapackage lxqt-metapackage pulling all essential components is available.

Performance

It might be interesting to read on PCMan's blogpost on performance