Introduction to lxqt-runner

The lxqt-runner package provides a tool used to launch programs quickly by typing their names.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.10 platform.

Package Information

lxqt-runner Dependencies


lxqt-common-0.10.0, lxqt-globalkeys-0.10.0, menu-cache-1.0.1, and (kwindowsystem-5.25.0 for lxqt or KDE Frameworks-5.25.0)

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/lxqt-runner

Installation of lxqt-runner

Install lxqt-runner by running the following commands:

mkdir -v build &&
cd       build &&

cmake -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release          \
      ..       &&


This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Using lxqt-runner

To use lxqt-runner, simultaneously press the Alt-F2 keys. A dialogue window appears in the top center of the screen. When you start typing the command, a list of possible matches appears and changes as you keep typing.


Installed Program: lxqt-runner
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directories: $LXQT_PREFIX/share/lxqt/translations/lxqt-runner

Short Descriptions


is a graphical dialogue for quickly executing a program.

Last updated on 2016-08-27 10:35:10 -0700