Python virtual environment for PyQt
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This simple project is a develpment tool for PyQt installation under virtualenv, you will need sudo permissions and a internet connection. The script installs Sip 4.13 and PyQt 4.8.6 versions, in addition Qt development libraries will be installed on your system.


  • This script has been tested only under Ubuntu Oneiric
  • If pip-requires is empty will fail, however virtaul environment will be succesfully installed


Installation is as simple as run the script

$ ./

But in order to be full unattended you need to agreed PyQt license:

$ export LICENSE=--confirm-license

Otherwise you will be prompted during installation procedure. You can also configure destination directory:

$ export DEST_DIR=/dest/path