Creating a installable user program for different distros

NoOp glgxg at
Mon Jun 8 20:17:30 UTC 2009

On 06/08/2009 12:12 PM, Alain Muls wrote:
> Hi
> At our company we have a discussion.
> Currently we develop a Qt4 based program that gets installed on Windows 
> and RedHat. A customer asked for a SuSE version, but my (windows) 
> colleagues are reluctant to create a version for SuSE (and Ubuntu).
> I made the remark that they create a XP, Vista and 7 Windows version, so 
> that creating 3 Linux versions would equal the WIndows job.
> My colleague answered that all window versions were the same :-(
> Is it possible to create 1 version for Linux installable on those 3 
> Linux versions?
> Tx/Alain

Mozilla does this for SeaMonkey, Thunderbird & Firefox. For example:


Extract & it includes an installer program. Doesn't matter if you're
running debian or redhat.

FireFox example:


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