Snapping Qt 5.7 APPs

David Chen david.chen at
Fri Aug 19 10:10:44 UTC 2016


I met some problems when trying to create snap for Qt5.7 apps.  After some digging and discussing with people, finally I have a temporary solution which I thought might be worth sharing.  Please see the example below that I put together, hopefully people will find it useful and solve some of their problems as well.
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1. The example uses a custom plugin [1], which is modified from old qml plugin [2].
2. If you are running Nvidia graphic, you might meet this issue:

3. Without LIBGL_DRIVERS_PATH=$SNAP/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/dri, you will hit this issue:


Thanks and Regards,
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