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Mastering C++ Programming by Jeganathan Swaminathan

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Installing Qt 5.7.0 in Ubuntu 16.04

Throughout this chapter, I'll be using Ubuntu 16.04 OS; however, the programs that are listed in this chapter should work on any platform that supports Qt.

For detailed installation instructions, refer to https://wiki.qt.io/install_Qt_5_on_Ubuntu.

At this point, you should have a C++ compiler installed on your system. If this is not the case, first ensure that you install a C++ compiler, as follows:

sudo apt-get install build-essential

From the Ubuntu Terminal, you should be able to download Qt 5.7.0, as shown in the following command:

wget http://download.qt.io/official_releases/qt/5.7/5.7.0/qt-
opensource-linux-x64-5.7.0.run 

Provide execute permission to the downloaded installer, as shown in the following ...

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