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I have been using qt for some time now (lastly Qt 4.8), writing some desktop apps. Now I wanted to try doing something on ubuntu touch and so I installed the Ubuntu SDK.

What I did was uninstall my regular Qt version that I had (so as not to create any conflict) and ran the sdk ppa

everything installed fine it seemed. No errors warnings or dependencies issues and I indeed have a qt Creator with the Ubuntu SDK. Also I now have version 5.0.2 so all seems fine. Except i do not have any kind of Ubuntu touch templates. Only the Qt desktop templates.

I am running a Ubuntu 13.04 32 bit machine.

As a test, I installed the Ubuntu sdk on a virtual(Box) Machine (64 bit Ubuntu 13.04) and here I do have the Ubuntu touch templates installed. (Note: I dont want to run it in a Virtual environment as there are OpenGL issues in VirtualBox which causes qmlscene to crash, but that is another issue).

Also: I am aware of this and this issue and they do not resolve things.

Any ideas anyone?

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I could sure use some pointers on how to troubleshoot this. Atm I have no idea where to start. I did an apt-get purge and autoremove nad reinstalled but this too did nothing. I am hjust not getting any project templates for Ubuntu touch.. – matv1 Aug 14 '13 at 22:19
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Most likely your installation is hit by an old and strange QtCreator bug:

The workaround is to remove the old configuration of the QtCreator and restart the QtC:

rm -r .config/Trolltech.conf .config/Qt* .config/Nokia*

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right on the money! thanks I never would have foundthisone myself :) – matv1 Aug 16 '13 at 18:40

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