kwayland-5.109.0 for lxqt

Introduction to kwayland

kwayland is a Qt-style API to interact with the wayland-client and wayland-server API.



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This package is extracted from the KF5 set of packages. If KDE Frameworks-5.109.0 is built, do NOT also build this package as presented here.

Package Information

kwayland Dependencies


extra-cmake-modules-5.109.0, Mesa-23.1.8 (built with Wayland-1.22.0 support), plasma-wayland-protocols-1.11.1, and (Qt-5.15.11 or qt-alternate-5.15.11)

Installation of kwayland

Install kwayland 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

Finally, remove some unneeded files as the root user:

rm -rf /usr/mkspecs


Installed Programs: None
Installed Library: and
Installed Directories: /usr/lib/cmake/KF5Wayland, /usr/include/KF5/KWayland, and /usr/share/qlogging-categories5

Short Descriptions

contains the wayland-client Qt-style wrapper library

contains the wayland-server Qt-style wrapper library