Installing on Debian or Ubuntu

Note: As of Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa), the package has been outdated and removed from the Ubuntu’s official package list. Users are advised to follow the instructions of Installing From Source.

On other recent Ubuntu (17.04 or greater) and Debian unstable versions, there are Qtile packages available via:

sudo apt-get install qtile

On older versions of Ubuntu (15.10 to 16.10) and Debian 9, the dependencies are available via:

sudo apt-get install python3-xcffib python3-cairocffi