Installing on Ubuntu¶
A Python 3 version of qtile is currently available as a deb for Debian sid,
and can be installed from the
There are no upstream Ubuntu packages for currently released versions of qtile. However, on wily and above (and debian unstable), the dependencies are available via:
sudo apt-get install python3-xcffib python3-cairocffi
And with those, qtile can be built via a normal
python setup.py install.
PPA on Launchpad¶
Packages for old versions are available for 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot), 12.04 (Precise Pangolin), 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal), 13.04 (Raring Ringtail), 13.10 (Saucy Salamander), 14.04 (Trusty Tahr), and 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn).
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:tycho-s/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install qtile