1. I had downloaded Lubuntu(version of ubuntu)13.10..

  2. Downloaded gccc(4.8.2)/qt5..qt. Installed as it was .run file. But could not compile a single app on it, even a simplest one(though qt has its own sdk).

  3. qt was asking default compiler. It was asking for ppa (Personal Package Archive).

  4. Downloaded gcc-4.8-doc_4.8.2-5ubuntu4~ppa2_all.deb,a ppa to install, while I run ppa:<gcc*.deb>/ppa on terminal, then get error. Please any, provide me guidance to proceed

  • Please edit and format your question - Download what from where? Give an example how you are compiling. Downloaded a ppa? what & where? What error? – fossfreedom Dec 1 '13 at 17:34
  • Try to install dev packages? Example: libqt4-dev – Gustaf Dec 1 '13 at 18:41

Install .run files

sudo sh [FILENAME].run


sudo ./[FILENAME].run

Install .deb files

sudo dpkg -i [FILENAME].deb


Install Gdebi with

sudo apt-get install gdebi

Then right click on the file and select open with Gebi package installer.

I have posted some guides here and here

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