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Pre-compiled binary packages are provided by all major Linux and BSD distributions.

Basic knowledge of the respective package management tools is required and not within the scope of this wiki. Please refer to the documentation of the distribution you're using.

For a list of LXQt versions on various distributions, please check

If your distribution has an older package version, please do not report bugs on Github, but rather on their respective bug trackers. If you want the latest LXQt on such a distribution you can build it using the instructions here.

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.

Latest VCS code is provided in the AUR, packages' names are the same as upstream suffixed by -git, meta-package lxqt-desktop-git pulls all of them. Unofficial prebuilt -git packages, which are maintained by @yan12125, are available from the archlinuxcn repository.


Nearly identical as Arch Linux. Note that prebuilt packages from the archlinuxcn repository mentioned above only support Arch Linux, and running them on Manjaro may lead to errors.

Debian, Derivatives


LXQt is available in Debian's official repositories (LXQt 1.2.0 in Debian 12 "bookworm" and LXQt 0.16.x in Debian 11 "bullseye"). There are metapackages lxqt-core providing core features and lxqt providing LXQt as a whole plus some additional applications.

Ubuntu, Derivatives

official repositories

LXQt is available in the official repositories as of Ubuntu 18.04 "Bionic Beaver" and later. Note that the current release 1.1.0 hasn't been included in Ubuntu so far and is expected to be available in 22.10 only. Newest version is 0.17, available in Lubuntu 21.10 "Impish" and 22.04 "Jammy". The metapackages are the same as in Debian.


A ppa with LXQt 1.1.x packages for Ubuntu Jammy Jellyfish 22.04 LTS is available now.


LXQt is included in the official repositories. A corresponding group "lxqt" is available as well.


LXQt is available in the official repositories. You can find information about installing here.


LXQt stable releases are made available via the official Gentoo repository. You can find information about installing here.

Additionally, "live ebuilds" using git commits can be found from the Qt overlay.


A meta-package to install LXQt on Mageia's latest release can be found here.

ROSA Linux

LXQt is available in ROSA Desktop Fresh as of R12. From a running instance LXQt can be installed by task-lxqt, ISO images providing LXQt are available, too. See


Stable versions are maintained in X11:LXQt and included in openSUSE Leap 15.3 and Tumbleweed. LXQt can be installed via the LXQt pattern: zypper in -t pattern lxqt, or via clicking on the pattern in YaST Sofware or by installing every component individually. More information can be found in the openSUSE Wiki.
Git snapshots are available in X11:LXQt:git.

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