Installing on Slackware

Qtile is available on the as:

Package Name



stable branch (release)

Using slpkg (third party package manager)

The easy way to install Qtile is with slpkg. For example:

slpkg -s sbo qtile

Manual installation

Download dependencies first and install them. The order in which you need to install is:

  • pycparser

  • cffi

  • futures

  • python-xcffib

  • trollius

  • cairocffi

  • qtile

Please see the HOWTO for more information on SlackBuild Usage HOWTO.