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Why Fedora 20 don't have QT 5 in the repos?

asked 2013-12-07 11:41:04 -0600

Charles Wang gravatar image

updated 2014-01-27 05:28:47 -0600

FranciscoD_ gravatar image

As you know, QT 5.1 has released as final version, and 5.2 RC has also released, but QT 4.8.5 still is in Fedora 20 RC repos, why?

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answered 2013-12-07 13:26:55 -0600

olea gravatar image

updated 2014-01-27 05:28:15 -0600

FranciscoD_ gravatar image

The update database says they are:


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answered 2013-12-07 14:38:06 -0600

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updated 2013-12-07 14:41:13 -0600

There are a bunch of packages related to qt5 in my Fedora 20 virtual machine. The command yum search qt5 lists 157 packages here :)



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Thanks, I'll test it.

Charles Wang gravatar imageCharles Wang ( 2013-12-07 21:44:48 -0600 )edit

answered 2014-08-12 08:27:23 -0600

patrick gravatar image

updated 2014-08-12 08:34:10 -0600

Well, you can switch over to qt5 inside the qt4 creator and a lot of stuff works, but some doesn't, it's only a partial solution. For example if you are building with qt5 and make a plugin for qtcreator it won't run since qtcreator is a qt4 application. I would also love it if they'd make this possible. Just a package for qtcreator-qt5 would be awesome. Without it you have to build from source. Within that constraint, you would Tools -> Options -> Qt Versions -> Add and tell it where to find qmake-qt4

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answered 2014-01-26 22:32:47 -0600

There are really a bunch of qt5 packages, but the only qt-creator package is based in qt4.8.5 and it does not detect qt5 when you go to "Qt Versions" in the "Build & Run" options menu. The only way I found to build qt5 applications in Fedora using qt creator is to download the installer from .

It would be nice to have Fedora repos updated or at least to know why it is outdated. Maybe there's a reason.

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Fedora QtCreator can recognize Fedora Qt5 easily. If not automatically, all you need is to add a new version inside Qt Creator manually and give it the path of qmake-qt5 command. I'm already using it for building both Qt4 and Qt5 applications

hedayat gravatar imagehedayat ( 2014-08-12 16:02:08 -0600 )edit

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