[Pkg-lxqt-devel] Which metapackage to install for LXQt?

ChangZhuo Chen czchen at gmail.com
Thu Sep 24 12:43:01 UTC 2015

On Thu, Sep 24, 2015 at 01:17:59PM +0200, Martin Steigerwald wrote:
> Hi!
> I am not subscribed, but please Cc.
> Thank you for your packaging work for LXQt.
> As alternative desktop, in case Plasma session doesn´t start/work okayish for 
> a while, I´d like to use LXQt desktop since I bet its closest to what I like 
> and it is based on Qt.
> I find the following packages in Debian:
> merkaba:~> apt-cache search lxqt | grep -v lib
> lxqt-about - About screen for LXQt
> lxqt-admin - Admin tools for LXQt
> lxqt-admin-dbg - Admin tools for LXQt (debug)
> lxqt-common - Common files for LXQt
> lxqt-globalkeys - daemon used to register global keyboard shortcuts (appl.)
> lxqt-notificationd - LXQt notification daemon
> lxqt-notificationd-dbg - LXQt notification daemon (debug symbols)
> lxqt-openssh-askpass - OpenSSH user/password GUI dialog for LXQt
> lxqt-openssh-askpass-dbg - OpenSSH user/password GUI dialog for LXQt (debug 
> symbols)
> lxqt-policykit - LXQt authentication agent for PolicyKit
> lxqt-policykit-dbg - LXQt authentication agent for PolicyKit (debug symbols)
> lxqt-powermanagement - power management module for LXQt
> lxqt-powermanagement-dbg - power management module for LXQt (debug symbols)
> lxqt-qtplugin - LXQt system integration plugin for Qt
> lxqt-qtplugin-dbg - LXQt system integration plugin for Qt (debug symbols)
> zulusafe-cli - cli that manages encrypted volumes
> None of it appears to be one of the usual meta packages I know from other 
> desktop environments. Which package do I need to install to get a full LxQt 
> session available in sddm?


There are still some packages for LXQt not in Debian yet, so we don't
provide the way to install the whole LXQt desktop yet. You can see [0]
for LXQt packaging progress.

[0] https://qa.debian.org/developer.php?email=pkg-lxqt-devel%40lists.alioth.debian.org

> I know LXQt was also affected from the G++ ABI transition. This was the 
> transition where the Plasma desktop last broke down in inventive ways. But 
> during other transitions or upgraded, LXQt may serve as a nice fallback 
> desktop. :)
> Thank you,
> -- 
> Martin
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ChangZhuo Chen (陳昌倬) <czchen at debian.org>
Debian Developer
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