Introduction to libfm-qt

libfm-qt is the Qt port of libfm, a library providing components to build desktop file managers.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-8.2 platform.

Package Information

libfm-qt Dependencies


CMake-3.10.2, libexif-0.6.21, libfm-1.2.5, and Qt-5.10.1


git-2.16.2(to download translation files) or lxqt-l10n-0.12.0 (to add localization files)

User Notes:

Installation of libfm-qt

Install libfm-qt by running the following commands:

mkdir -v build &&
cd       build &&

      -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release          \
      -DPULL_TRANSLATIONS=no              \
      ..                                  &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

-DPULL_TRANSLATIONS=no: Remove the need for git-2.16.2, which would otherwise be requested to download the translation files.


Installed Programs: None
Installed Library:
Installed Directories: $LXQT_PREFIX/include/libfm-qt, $LXQT_PREFIX/share/libfm-qt, and $LXQT_PREFIX/share/cmake/fm-qt

Short Descriptions

contains the libfm-qt API functions.

Last updated on 2018-02-21 06:35:18 -0600