I'm trying to locate the Qt 5 package in my Ubuntu 13.04 OS (HP Compaq 6910) following the instructions given in Get started where it says:

Alternatively, for those using Ubuntu 13.04 or a development release:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:canonical-qt5-edgers/qt5-proper && sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-sdk-team/ppa && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install ubuntu-sdk

After downloading the package I just can't locate it. How do I locate/call the SDK if it doesn't appear anywhere in my computer?

  • Try sudo ubuntu-sdk, it should start the sdk, or try ubuntu-sdk -h have you tried to Google on the issue? – Alvar Jun 14 '13 at 23:50

I'd recommend following the steps on http://developer.ubuntu.com/get-started/

The tutorial in step 2 will show you how to start using the SDK, but in essence, you can simply open the Dash, and type qt creator to start writing apps.

The ubuntu-sdk package is simply a metapackage that will install all the bits and pieces that are part of the SDK, so you won't find any content in there. In any case, to answer the question:

  • To check if the package is installed, run this command on a terminal: apt-cache policy ubuntu-sdk
  • To see the contents of the package, run this command on a terminal (as mentioned, the package is mostly empty): dpkg -L ubuntu-sdk

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