[PyKDE] Another dumb question Fr a newbie

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.co.uk
Wed May 26 18:00:01 BST 2004

On Wednesday 26 May 2004 4:30 pm, John Fabiani wrote:
> Hi,
> I decided to install PyQt on my windows box from Riverbank.  It's a good
> thing because it came with "Examples".  The bad thing it did not come
> with everything. After some thought I realized that I needed the "dll"
> from Trolltech.   Someone needs to place a readme file for newbies
> (somewhere easily found or seen) on Wiki or the Riverbank site...... I'd
> do it but I don't think know everything that's required yet or who to
> submit the paper to.
> Question: Will the examples and the tutorial from the windows install
> work on the SUSE 9.0?

Some will, some won't. The non-commercial version is based on Qt v2.3.0, a 
very old version.

If you get hold of the original PyQt tarball you will find a directory called 
examples2, which contains the examples/tutorial code for Qt v2.x, and one 
called examples3 which contains the same for Qt v3.x. The platform doesn't 

> How  does one get a install key for the "not 
> commercial" version?

You don't need an install key. You need a copy of the non-commercial versions 
of PyQt and Qt.


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