How to Solve qmake Error – qmake: No such file or directory

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This tutorial will solve the error:
qmake: could not exec ‘/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/qt4/bin/qmake’: No such file or directory

You must have encountered this error while trying to compile any source that uses qt and uses qmake.

qmake: could not exec '/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/qt4/bin/qmake': No such file or directory

Solution

You need to have qt4-qmake and libqt4-dev installed in your system.

Run below command to install above two packages in Ubuntu, Linux mint:

sudo apt-get install qt4-qmake libqt4-dev

Note: This will solve also below compile error which caused by absence of libqt4-dev:

Error QApplication: no such file or directory

Installation size: libqt4-dev : 22 mb.

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  • Claudio Pereira

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