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-8.0 platform.

Package Information

libfm-qt Dependencies


CMake-3.7.2, libfm-1.2.5, and Qt-5.8.0


git-2.11.1(to download translation files) or lxqt-l10n-0.11.2 (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              \
      -DCMAKE_INSTALL_LIBDIR=lib          \
      ..                                  &&

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-2.11.1, which would otherwise be requested to download the translation files.


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

Short Descriptions

contains the libfm-qt API functions.

Last updated on 2017-02-21 12:13:57 -0800