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Qt is an application and UI framework. The K Desktop Environment is based on QT.

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“make xconfig” raises a Qt error

When I call make xconfig in my linux kernel source directory, I get the following error scripts/kconfig/qconf Kconfig Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module" Qt: Session management ...
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Meta key issue when using Emacs terminal on Lubuntu LXQT

While pressing Alt key on the keyboard the control is transferred to the terminal menu. There is an option in ubuntu terminal (Edit -> Preferences) to disable this Enable mnemonics (such as alt + ...
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Font not displayed correctly (mostly on Qt program), underline '_' not seen

I use Dejavu Sans Mono for default code font. I often find underline '_' unseen because bottom pixel is not displayed. Eg. KWrite (Kwrite's font setting is: "Monospace", normal, size 10) If I ...
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How can I correctly display Chinese characters on Debian 5?

When I try to use Chinese chars on a QT application, my pc shows rectangles instead of Chinese characters. My old system is version Debian 5 , I can use Chinese chars in Debian 8. I use the same font ...
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GTK and Qt apps seem to interpret XCompose differently

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04. By default, typing something like ^2 produces ², which I don't want: I want it to be ^2. I found out that to accomplish that, one has to set GTK_IM_MODULE=xim and QT_IM_MODULE=...
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Can’t run the ownCloud client on Linux Mint 19 Tara (Qt issues)

I have a problem running the ownCloud client on Linux Mint 19 Tara. It doesn’t start. If run from the command line, it gives me these errors: pavel@lenovo ~ $ owncloud owncloud: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-...
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Upgrade from Ubuntu 17.10 to 18.04 Broke Texstudio/Qt

After performing a dist upgrade from 17.10 to 18.04 texstudio no longer runs. I get the following error This application failed to start because it could not find or load the Qt platform plugin "xcb" ...
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xfce4-terminal in fluxbox follows a different style/theme to xfce4-terminal in xfce

I am using xubuntu 18.04, but this question should preferably be applicable to all linux installations having both desktop managers "xfce" and "fluxbox". So I have started with xubuntu (i.e. ubuntu ...
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How can I upgrade my deb package

I have qt project and deb package that is built using following command: dpkg-buildpackage -us -uc After this action, my package is ready to install. But if I have my package installed and I want ...
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Plasma-browser-integration breaks with `export QT_QPA_PLATFORMTHEME=“qt5ct”`

I use plasma-browser-integration (not using KDE) to get firefox websites (like youtube, netflix..) to respond to mpris commands like play/pause, and to get the playback status (playing/paused) so I ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS x64: how to update Qt 5.10 from Qt 5.9.5?

I'm on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS x64 and I need to update my Qt 5 installation from v5.9.5 to v5.10.0, however when I issue the command sudo apt-get install qt5-default it gives me that qt5-default is ...
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How to restore Okular default settings

I've somehow managed to remove the toolbar and menu-bar from Okular. After I've found no way to reactivate them from "outside" – sice I can't click on Options anymore – I've tried to reinstall a clean ...
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Dolphin File Picker everywhere

I'm currently on KDE 5.51 Is it possible to use the dolphin file picker everywhere? Some apps use the Qt file picker. This gets annoying as I prefer the single click in dolphin and don't want to ...
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GUI for application with and without sudo

I was running wireshark when I realized that executing it using sudo and without sudo gave me a different user interface. When running using sudo, it gives me nice sized icon and text. But running it ...
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Checking compatibility of custom framebuffer with Qt application

I have created a custom framebuffer driver for embedded linux and I have been required to test it against a Qt application. I have implemented the write, fillrect, copyarea function. When I ran my ...
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Lxqt: what are the Qt-themes/Widget Styles, and how to install new ones?

Appearance of themes in Lxqt is determined at two levels (like in Plasma 5). The "Lxqt themes" affect mostly (only?) the panel. They are to be located in usr/share/lxqt/themes or ~/.local/share/lxqt/...
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Is there a way to set the QT icon theme, and other theme elements, from the command line?

I'm trying to automate the process of theming QT5 programs, in the absence of a DE like KDE, by writing a script that does it. I know that GTK has a bunch of config files that can specify all the ...
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Compiled execuatable is seen as shared library [closed]

I worked on a Qt app. i went to a build directory, i was an .out or .elf executable that will run once i click it, but am seeing this shared library of a thing, that only runs when called from a ...
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Firefox UI, Quake glitch, possibly tied to something with QT?

First of all I apologize if I'm on the wrong StackExchange entirely, I'm using Linux and this seemed like the best place to find advice because my problem seems to be so niche. I DON'T think it's a ...
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qmlscene could not find a Qt installation of

I'm running this in folder with main.qml qmlscene main.qml qmlscene: could not find a Qt installation of '' Then I checked qtchooser -list-versions 4 5 qt4-x86_64-linux-gnu qt4 qt5-x86_64-...
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How to disable or customize Qt File Dialog?

I'm using Debian with XFCE. I've got lots of applications that opens a file dialog from Qt (I think) (for example Chromium, Xfce4-screenshooter, etc) that has a "search" facility which I find totally ...
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Is $PATH environment variable of a desktop environment different from that in a shell?

I am trying to find the .desktop file for qtcreator, so I write this: $ for p in ${XDG_DATA_DIRS//:/ }; do grep -rni 'qtcreator' $p; done And here is the most relevant lines: /usr/share/app-...
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PyQt5 QMediaPlayer defaultServiceProvider::requestService(): no service found for - “org.qt-project.qt.mediaplayer”

I am using Fedora 28. I'm trying to run this code from PyQt5.QtCore import QCoreApplication, QUrl from PyQt5.QtMultimedia import QMediaContent, QMediaPlayer from PyQt5.QtWidgets import QApplication ...
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Qt5: Font size too big when run in Gnome on Wayland

I'm using the GNOME 3 with Wayland and it works fine except when running a Qt application. The application behaves strangly (partial rendering, placed below Top-Bar) and some fonts are huge (e.g. ...
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Command line HMAC calulation is different from Node.JS crypto.createHmac('sha256')

In Node.js I use following code hash = crypto.createHmac('sha256', SECRET).update(fileContent).digest('hex'); to calculate HMAC. C++/Qt code analogue QByteArray hash = QMessageAuthenticationCode::...
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i3 - a hateful handful of font sizes for my desktop

Since I installed i3 on Arch Linux I noticed a too big font size (in what was the first thing I saw, the i3bar at the bottom), so I changed the font size in the .config/i3/config file (now the line ...
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File popups freeze in specific directory and show nothing - how to fix?

I had this issue for months. Whenever I moved to my home directory within a file popup (from both qt and gtk), the window freezed and I could neither close it nor move to another directory. I just had ...
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No libgobject-2.0.so.0 when run GUI aplication

I have compiled qt widget GUI application on Centos 6.9 32 bit and trying to run on Centos 7 64 bit machine. I have copied required QT libraries, but when I try to run application I have error: error ...
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How to reduce CPU consumption of QWebEngine?

I wrote an app in Qt using the QtWebEngine component to display a simple Web page with SVG elements on a 7" LVDS screen. The app is running on a UDOO Neo board and over a custom Linux installation ...
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UI not well rendered with QT on Debian

I installed Wireshark, VLC and VirtualBox and I have an issue with the UI: every control is very big. But when I start them as root, I don't have this issue at all, as you can see bellow (root on the ...
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Project ERROR: Unknown module(s) in QT: sensors

I am trying to build the INscore software. Running make in the build directory (as the installation instructions suggest) leaves me with the following error: Project ERROR: Unknown module(s) in QT: ...
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Qt5 Dependency Resolution problem during yum update in CentOS 7

I'm getting a dependency resolution error when updating my system. Most Qt5 dependencies are resolved by enabling epel-testing however this one remains: --> Finished Dependency Resolution Error: ...
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QT Scaling Gnome

QT seems to scale twice under gnome. When I start QT applications from gnome the icons are huge. When I start qt5ct from terminal, the scaling is fixed and icons are normal size. I have tried: ...
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How to let Linux terminal close automatically at the end of a program?

I am using Qt creator to compile and test my C++ code. After the program ends, I have to press the Enter key to close the terminal. It becomes annoying when there are too many terminals on the screen. ...
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“-qt=5 -version returned non-zero exit status” error when installing Wireshark

When I wanted to install Wireshark software from Source Code on Debian 8 Linux distro, I saw the following error messages: ... ... checking for uic... /usr/bin/uic checking for qtchooser... (cached) /...
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Scaling/HiDPI issue for QT5 applications under GNOME

I have a problem with QT applications (i.e. picard or masterpdfeditor) under GNOME: their interface looks tiny. Instead, GTK application looks good. I would like a global solution which will work ...
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How to tell what GTK and QT toolkits your applications are using

I am running Lubuntu 16.04 and would like a more unified look to my file chooser dialog boxes, so I trying to work out what toolkit each application uses, so then I can then figure out which ...
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How to Change Color schemes in QT5 applications?

I'm using Majaro for two days. I've found awesome themes, but the default qt applcations color schemes have a boring green background I wanted to change. Themes and no other configurations affects qt ...
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Is it recommended to use Qt theme over GTK+ in KDE Plasma?

Since both are supported but KDE is Qt, so what's recommended? Besides I saw people claiming Qt is better and yet that mostly every environments are GTK based, does it have an importance, at all (...
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Qt Bluetooth Low Energy Multiple Connection Error

Qt: 5.10, Linux Ubuntu 17.10, Bluez 5.4x and I´m trying to connect with multiple Bluetooth Low Energy Devices using QBluetooth. Everything works fine for one Connection. But when I connect to a ...
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QWebEngine not working on my old laptop

again. Since the last time I messed with my old laptop, reconfiguring it for my daughter, she eventually got a new one and the poor old thing landed on my desktop. I don't want to throw it away ...
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How to overcome HiDPI problem with Qt-based apps in Gnome environment?

I seem to have an HiDPI issue with Qt apps only, displaying extra large menus and toolbars when system dpi setting is 100+ The easiest solution for this I guess would be forcing a fixed dpi setting ...
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Error compiling pyside2 : No such file or directory qabstracttransition_wrapper.cpp

I try to compile PySide2 on my centos 7 I already successfully compiled Qt5.10 and Cmake 3.10.2 Then I clone PySide5.6 from git, and use this command to cmpile PySide2: python setup.py install --...
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libQt5WebEngine.so.5 on ElementaryOS

I am trying to run Albion Online on elementaryOS, but I am seeing an error saying libQt5WebEngine.so.5 was not found. So, I tried installing the following packages that I could see in a pure Ubuntu ...
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Mouse clicks do not work correctly in QT applications

I run Gnome as my desktop environment, and the mouse works fine. However, when I try to use a QT application, mouse clicks don't work correctly. For example, if I click and release inside a text ...
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anaconda Qt vs system Qt

The anaconda python framework includes its own Qt shared libraries, among other ones. Because of the nature of the framework, it must appear first in the PATH environment variable so its python ...
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upgrade qt 5.6 to 5.9 in centos 7

CentOS 7 ships with Qt 5.6, is there a way of upgrading to Qt 5.9?. current version. QMake version 3.0 Using Qt version 5.6.2 in /usr/lib64 I dont want to install Qt from qt.io, as I am not going ...
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CloudCompare fails to launch with error: “QXcbConnection: Could not connect to display :0”

In the last week, CloudCompare has suddenly stopped launching. When trying to launch via desktop icon, nothing happens. When trying to launch via commandline (e.g. $ cloudcompare.CloudCompare) nothing ...
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QT installation hangs on 16.04

The QT installation hangs on 16.04. I followed the directions here: https://wiki.qt.io/Install_Qt_5_on_Ubuntu I run the script ./qt-opensource-linux-x64-5.9.2.run It opens a window, runs and then ...
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Is GTK+ lighter than OpenCV for showing pics and videos?

I want to use a library to showing pictures and videos in my C++ program running on an ARM-based board with Ubuntu-server. So I am looking for a way to minimise CPU consumption and memory needed, ...