[Interest] Tricky to download Qt online installer for 64-bit Linux
tero.kojo at qt.io
Mon Jan 8 08:48:26 CET 2018
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Interest [mailto:interest-bounces+tero.kojo=qt.io at qt-project.org] On
> Behalf Of Sze Howe Koh
> Sent: 07 January 2018 08:27
> To: interest at qt-project.org
> Subject: Re: [Interest] Tricky to download Qt online installer for 64-bit Linux
> On 7 January 2018 at 06:02, Christian Gagneraud <chgans at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 7 January 2018 at 10:18, René J. V. Bertin <rjvbertin at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Christian Gagneraud wrote:
> >>>> Uh... why do we provide a 32-bit installer in the first place, if
> >>>> we don't provide a 32-bit build of Qt?
> >>> This one allows to install Qt/32bits on a 32bits PC, up to Qt-5.5.
> >> Lucky raskals, we on Mac get a "Maintenance Tool" for about all Qt5
> >> versions but that runs only on recent OS versions... and that will
> >> insist on updating itself to a version that maybe won't run on the current
> > We (Linux users) are not as lucky as you think, the two installers
> > come with maintenance tools as well, but don't play together, you
> > would have to install them side by side (not tested). One allows you
> > to develop with Qt/32bits <= 5.5, while the other Qt/64bits >= 5.0 The
> > 32 bits comes with an old version of QtCreator, basically it's just a
> > frozen version of the last official Linux-32 binaries.
> > It might be useful for some thought.
> > Anyway, there's definitely a bug on qt.io. Is anyone from the Qt
> > Company aware of this?
> > Chris
> Another issue is that adblockers cause the download buttons to
> disappear: https://forum.qt.io/topic/86525/cannot-find-the-download-link
> I've pinged our Community Manager about the website issues (which can also
> be reported at https://bugreports.qt.io/ under "Qt Project
> As for the issues related to the design of the Online Installer for Linux and
> macOS, I suggest creating reports under "Qt Installer Framework"
Yes, looks like the download page update got the wrong link.
Both the link and the adblock issue have been marked as critical and communicated to the web team.
They are working on both.
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