Qt 4 & 5 - backports (Xenial only)

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Backports of Qt 4.8.7+dfsg-7ubuntu2 & Qt 5.9.5+dfsg-0ubuntu2.5 for Xenial.

Qt 4 & 5 packages backported from Bionic providing a recent enough version of Qt to Xenial users for running most new software (Xenial ships with old version 5.5.1 which is incompatible with many recent software versions).

                Qt 5.9.5 - backport from Bionic (Xenial only)

accounts-qml-module, adwaita-qt (1.0), appstream (0.12.0), libaccounts-glib, libaccounts-qt, libdbusmenu-qt, libqtpas, libquazip (0.7.6), packagekit (1.1.9), packagekit-qt, polkit-qt-1, pyqt5 (5.10.1), python-qt4 (4.12.1), qca2, qt3d*, qt4-x11, qt5ct (0.34), qtav (1.13.0), qtbase*, qtcharts*, qtchooser, qtconnectivity*, qtdeclarative*, qtdoc*, qtgraphicaleffects*, qtimageformats*, qtlocation*, qtmultimedia*, qtpim*, qtquickcontrols*, qtquickcontrols2*, qtscript*, qtsensors*, qtserialport*, qtspeech*, qtstyleplugins*, qtsvg*, qttools*, qttranslations*, qtvirtualkeyboard*, qtwayland*, qtwebchannel*, qtwebengine*, qtwebkit-examples*, qtwebkit*, qtwebkit-source, qtwebsockets*, qtwebview*, qtx11extras*, qtxmlpatterns*, sddm (0.17.0), signon, signon-plugin-oauth2, signon-ui, sni-qt

Additional packages (compatibility and dependencies): chafa (1.12.4), fontconfig (2.13.1), freeglut (3.4.0), freetype (2.10.4), glib2.0 (2.56.4), gobject-introspection, harfbuzz (6.0.0), icu (60.2), icu-le-hb, jasper (4.0.0), libevent (2.1.12-stable), libpng1.6, libwebp (1.3.2), mint-artwork-common, openssl, pysimplesoap (1.16.2), python-{boto,httplib2,imaplib2} (for compat with new openssl), sip4 (4.19.7), zlib1g (1.2.11)

Custom Python 3.6 package rebuilds: dbus-python (1.2.0), protobuf36 (3.12.4 = src:protobuf), py3.6qt5 (5.10.1 = src:pyqt5), sip4py36 (4.19.7 = src:sip4)

* denotes a shorthand package name with a common prefix or suffix removed


*** Install ***

Additional PPAs are needed for full installation of Qt 5.9.5 on Xenial-era systems: a newer APT for PackageKit backports; FFMpeg >= 4.2 for newer Qt multimedia packages; and newer GTK stack for Snap GLib backport. Also, any systems running KDE software will almost certainly need a newer KDE stack to match the newer Qt stack. Do these steps for a full successful install:

  sudo add-apt-repository ppa:savoury1/apt-xenial
  sudo add-apt-repository ppa:savoury1/gtk-xenial
  sudo add-apt-repository ppa:savoury1/qt-xenial
  sudo add-apt-repository ppa:savoury1/kde-xenial
  sudo add-apt-repository ppa:savoury1/ffmpeg4
  sudo apt-get update
  sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

* Note about Qt styles: To get full customisation of Qt 5 styles, do this:

  sudo apt-get install qt5ct qt5-style-plugins

Then launch qt5ct ("Qt5 Settings" in application menu) and customise away.

* Note for Mint 18.1 Serena (similar issues with newer Linux Mint versions have been reported): A system-wide environment variable set in an Xsession startup file installed by mint-artwork-common causes issues with qt5ct. So a modified version of mint-artwork-common specifically for Mint 18.1 MATE Serena systems is provided here which doesn't set the environment variable and ensures qt5ct is installed (such that Qt 5 styles function correctly).

*** Build ***

This PPA has build dependencies on:


*** Credits ***

- Creators of Qt: Haavard Nord, Eirik Chambe-Eng and the entire Qt team

- Package code: Debian Qt/KDE Maintainers

Adding this PPA to your system

You can update your system with unsupported packages from this untrusted PPA by adding ppa:savoury1/qt-xenial to your system's Software Sources. (Read about installing)

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:savoury1/qt-xenial
sudo apt update
Technical details about this PPA

This PPA can be added to your system manually by copying the lines below and adding them to your system's software sources.

deb https://ppa.launchpadcontent.net/savoury1/qt-xenial/ubuntu xenial main 
deb-src https://ppa.launchpadcontent.net/savoury1/qt-xenial/ubuntu xenial main 
Signing key:
4096R/E996735927E427A733BB653E374C7797FB006459 (What is this?)


For questions and bugs with software in this PPA please contact Rob Savoury.

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accounts-qml-module 0.6+17.04.20170405-0ubuntu1~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
adwaita-qt 1.0-2~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
appstream 0.12.0-3ubuntu1~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
chafa 1.12.4-1~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
dbus-python 1.2.0-3+16.04.sav1 Rob Savoury ()
fontconfig 2.13.1-4.2ubuntu2~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
freeglut 3.4.0-1~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
freetype 2.12.1+dfsg-3ubuntu0.1~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
glib2.0 2.56.4-0ubuntu0.16.04.9sav0 Rob Savoury ()
gobject-introspection 1.56.1-1~16.04.sav1 Rob Savoury ()
harfbuzz 6.0.0-1~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
ibus-qt 1.3.3-4~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
icu 60.2-6ubuntu1.2~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
icu-le-hb 1.0.3+git161113-5~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
jasper 4.0.0-0ubuntu1~16.04.sav1 Rob Savoury ()
libaccounts-glib 1.23+17.04.20161104-0ubuntu1~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
libaccounts-qt 1.15+17.04.20161104.1-0ubuntu1~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
libdbusmenu-qt 0.9.3+16.04.20160218-1ubuntu1~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
libevent 2.1.12-stable-1~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
libpng1.6 1.6.40-1~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
libqtpas 2.6~beta-4~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
libquazip 0.7.6-2~16.04.sav1 Rob Savoury ()
libwebp 1.3.2-0ubuntu1~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
mint-artwork-common Rob Savoury ()
openssl 1.1.1w-0ubuntu1~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
packagekit 1.1.9-1ubuntu2.16.04.6sav0 Rob Savoury ()
packagekit-qt 1.0.1-1~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
phonon 4:4.10.0-2~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
phonon-backend-gstreamer 4:4.9.0-1~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
phonon-backend-vlc 0.10.1-2~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
pinentry 1.1.0-1~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
polkit-qt-1 0.112.0-5~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
protobuf36 3.12.4-1+16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
py3.6qt5 5.10.1+dfsg-1ubuntu2+16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
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pysimplesoap 1.16.2-1~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
python-boto 2.49.0-3~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
python-httplib2 0.20.2-2~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
python-imaplib2 2.57-5+16.04.sav1 Rob Savoury ()
python-qt4 4.12.1+dfsg-2~16.04.sav0.1 Rob Savoury ()
qca2 2.1.3-2ubuntu2~16.04.sav1 Rob Savoury ()
qscintilla2 2.10.2+dfsg-4~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
qt3d-opensource-src 5.9.5+dfsg-0ubuntu2~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
qt4-x11 4:4.8.7+dfsg-7ubuntu2~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
qt5ct 0.35-1~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
qtav 1.13.0+ds-1~16.04.sav1 Rob Savoury ()
qtbase-opensource-src 5.9.5+dfsg-0ubuntu2.6~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
qtcharts-opensource-src 5.9.5-0ubuntu1~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
qtchooser 64-ga1b6736-5~16.04.sav1 Rob Savoury ()
qtconnectivity-opensource-src 5.9.5-0ubuntu1~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
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