This is draft documentation about an unreleased feature. You can test it out by using the
candidatebuilds of snapcraft. Run
snap refresh snapcraft --channel candidateto switch.
This extension helps you snap desktop applications that use Qt5 and/or KDE Frameworks.
How to use it
extensions: [ kde-neon ] to the application definition in your
snapcraft.yaml file. See QT5 and KDE Frameworks applications for a complete tutorial on how to use this extension.
apps: kcalc: extensions: - kde-neon command: kcalc ...
If your application needs access to the Qt5 and KDE Frameworks development tools, add
build-snapsof the part that builds your application. Some applications also require the Qt runtime libraries to be present at build time. In that case, also add
What it does
- It makes the latest Qt5 and KDE Frameworks libraries available to your application at run time.
- It initialises Qt5 and the desktop environment before your application starts so functionality like fonts, cursor themes and a11y work correctly.
To do this, it connects each application to the following content snaps at run time.
gtk-common-themesfor common icon, cursor and sound themes.
kde-frameworks-5-core18for the Qt5 and KDE Frameworks runtime libraries.
It also configures each application entry with these additional plugs.
For a complete picture of what this extension does, add it to your app definition and run