Kwindowsystem-5.43.0 for lxqt

Introduction to kwindowsystem

The kwindowsystem provides information about, and allows interaction with, the windowing system. It provides a high level API that is windowing system independent and has platform specific implementations.

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



This package is extracted from the KF5 set of packages. If KDE Frameworks-5.43.0 is built, do NOT also build this package as presented here.

Package Information

Kwindowsystem Dependencies


extra-cmake-modules-5.43.0, Xorg Libraries, and Qt-5.10.1

User Notes:

Installation of kwindowsystem

Install kwindowsystem by running the following commands:

mkdir -v build &&
cd       build &&

      -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release          \
      -DBUILD_TESTING=OFF                 \
      -Wno-dev ..                         &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install


Installed Programs: None
Installed Library:
Installed Directories: $LXQT_PREFIX/lib/cmake/KF5WindowSystem, $LXQT_PREFIX/include/KF5, and $LXQT_PREFIX/lib/plugins/kf5

Short Descriptions

contains the KF5 Windowing API functions.

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