Thursday, January 7, 2010

How to install pyqt4 on ubuntu linux

Install and run "hello world" example
  • Install it
$ sudo apt-get install python-qt4
  • Create a file ~/tmp/
import sys
from PyQt4.QtGui import *
app = QApplication(sys.argv)
button = QPushButton("Hello World", None)

  • Run it:
$ python ~/tmp/

  • You should see a window with a single button pop up.

  • Install additional examples
    • For more examples, install the python-qt4-doc package: 

    $ sudo apt-get install python-qt4-doc

    • After installation, the examples are located at: 

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