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Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 22:08

This short tutorial explains how to install Qt Creator on Trisquel 8 "Flidas". You will get the IDE version 3.5.1 and Qt Framework 5.5.1 from the official repository. By this setup, you will get a complete C++ programming tools to create GUI desktop applications that are crossplatform (for GNU/Linux, Windows, and macOS). Happy coding!

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Install Qt Creator

This command line should installs Qt Creator along with all needed libraries and tools:
$ sudo apt-get install qtcreator 

Note: this downloads around +/-100MB of data.

Install Examples and Manual

Without these packages, you will find Examples inside Qt Creator missing.
$ sudo apt-get install qtbase5-doc-html qtbase5-examples qt5-default

Note: this downloads around +/-50MB of data.

Start Programming

You can find Qt Creator on the desktop menu and run it.

Qt Creator running on Trisquel

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