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Old 03-06-2009, 12:05 AM   #1
wagmare
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how to install qt4.5 open source


hi friends,
I am using fedora core 7 working in qt software ..
earlier a new version of qt4.5 open source is released by troll tech .. i try to download ., it gives one .bin file
qt-sdk-linux-x86_64-opensource-2009.01.bin
i dont know how to install it ... i am currently using qt4.4.3 ..
please help me .. any one installed the new version..?
 
Old 03-06-2009, 01:16 AM   #2
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You can run:
Code:
sh qt-sdk-linux-x86_64-opensource-2009.01.bin
and follow the instructions
 
Old 03-08-2009, 09:28 PM   #3
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Hello bathory,

I'm having a similar problem with another Qt SDK and with the new Qt Creator. I followed your earlier advice to wagmare and ran 'sh' against the SDK's .bin, to no avail:

$ sh qt-sdk-linux-x86-opensource-2009.01.bin
qt-sdk-linux-x86-opensource-2009.01.bin: 1: Syntax error: "(" unexpected
$

Same result with Qt Creator:

$ sh qt-creator-linux-x86-opensource-1.0.0.bin
qt-creator-linux-x86-opensource-1.0.0.bin: 1: Syntax error: "(" unexpected
$

I'm running Kubuntu 8.10 on an x86 box. Default shell is bash.

Please advise.
 
Old 03-09-2009, 04:05 AM   #4
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You can try to make the binary you have downloaded executable and then run it directly. AFAIK creator must be run from an xterm as it's a graphical installation frontend. So run:
Code:
chmod +x qt-sdk-linux-x86-opensource-2009.01.bin
chmod +x qt-creator-linux-x86-opensource-1.0.0.bin
to make the files executable and after that you can run:
Code:
./qt-sdk-linux-x86-opensource-2009.01.bin
./qt-creator-linux-x86-opensource-1.0.0.bin
to start installation.
 
Old 03-09-2009, 01:36 PM   #5
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Hi bathory,

It worked. Thanks for your help! Amazing how something so small can be such a show-stopper (ie, "the Kindom was lost for want of a nail")

I sent a note to Qt Software suggesting they include this simple-but-critical info on their >>download<< page. There's no lack of Marketing verbiage on their website extolling the virtues of Qt's products, but no one seems to have given any thought to the fact that, in order to be useful, these products must first be >>installed.<< Perhaps their Marketing folk (bless their hearts) haven't actually taken it this far. ;-)
 
Old 07-01-2009, 08:37 AM   #6
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Thanks this works in my Debian lenny machine!!! qt-sdk...bin

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Originally Posted by bathory View Post
You can try to make the binary you have downloaded executable and then run it directly. AFAIK creator must be run from an xterm as it's a graphical installation frontend. So run:
Code:
chmod +x qt-sdk-linux-x86-opensource-2009.01.bin
chmod +x qt-creator-linux-x86-opensource-1.0.0.bin
to make the files executable and after that you can run:
Code:
./qt-sdk-linux-x86-opensource-2009.01.bin
./qt-creator-linux-x86-opensource-1.0.0.bin
to start installation.
 
  


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