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can't find qt5 commands



  • I've downloaded the 5.7 source files for ubuntu 16.04 linux, run './configure', 'make' and 'sudo make install'
    They all passed
    However, when I try to run 'qmake' it says:

    qmake: could not exec '/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/qt4/bin/qmake': No such file or directory
    

    So probably qt4 is somehow installed, or installing qt5 didn't work.
    I tried to uninstall qt4-default, but it wasn't installed

    What else am I missing?


  • Lifetime Qt Champion

    Hi and welcome to devnet,

    Qt doesn't install itself in a system path to avoid any problem like replacing your distribution provided Qt.

    You have to use the full path to the qmake binary in order to use it. You can also add the path to the folder where your custom built qmake can be found to the PATH environment variable.


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