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1# liblxqt
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3## Overview
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5`liblxqt` represents the core library of LXQt providing essential functionality needed by nearly all of its components.
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7## Installation
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9### Sources
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11Its runtime dependencies are libxss, KWindowSystem, qtbase, qtx11extras and [libqtxdg](https://github.com/lxde/libqtxdg).
12Additional build dependencies are CMake and optionally Git to pull latest VCS checkouts. The localization files were outsourced to repository [lxqt-l10n](https://github.com/lxde/lxqt-l10n) so the corresponding dependencies are needed, too. Please refer to this repository's `README.md` for further information.
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14Code configuration is handled by CMake. CMake variable `CMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX` will normally have to be set to `/usr`, depending on the way library paths are dealt with on 64bit systems variables like `CMAKE_INSTALL_LIBDIR` may have to be set as well.
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16To build run `make`, to install `make install` which accepts variable `DESTDIR` as usual.
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18### Binary packages
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20The library is provided by all major Linux distributions like Arch Linux, Debian, Fedora and openSUSE. Just use your package manager to search for string `liblxqt`.