Introduction to lxqt-common

The lxqt-common package provides common files for various LXQt components.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-8.0 platform.

Package Information

lxqt-common Dependencies


liblxqt-0.11.1, hicolor-icon-theme-0.15, and at runtime Xorg Applications (for xmessage)

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/lxqt-common

Installation of lxqt-common

Install lxqt-common by running the following commands:

sed -e '/TryExec/s@=@='$LXQT_PREFIX'/bin/@' \
    -i xsession/lxqt.desktop.in &&

mkdir -v build &&
cd       build &&

cmake -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release          \
      ..       &&


This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

mkdir -pv $LXQT_PREFIX/share/lxqt/graphics &&
make install

Command Explanations

sed -e '/TryExec/s@=@='$LXQT_PREFIX'/bin/@' -i xsessions/lxqt.desktop.in: If using a display manager, the full path of the “TryExec” directive has to be given so that the LXQt desktop appear in the sessions list.


Installed Program: startlxqt
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directories: /etc/xdg/{pcmanfm-qt,lxqt} and $LXQT_PREFIX/share/{desktop-directories,lxqt/{graphics,openbox,themes}}

Short Descriptions


is used to start the desktop session for LXQt.

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