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 12.1 platform.

Package Information

lxqt-runner Dependencies


lxqt-globalkeys-1.4.0 and muparser-2.3.4

Installation of lxqt-runner

Install lxqt-runner by running the following commands:

mkdir -v build &&
cd       build &&

      -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 dialog window appears in the top center of the screen. When you start typing a command, a list of possible matches appears and changes as you keep typing.


Installed Program: lxqt-runner
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directories: None

Short Descriptions


launches a graphical dialog box for quickly running a program