[Lazarus] Lazarus on Linux, which desktop environment?

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Sun Nov 21 12:28:55 CET 2021

On Sun, 21 Nov 2021, Juha Manninen via lazarus wrote:

> On Sun, Nov 21, 2021 at 10:33 AM Michael Van Canneyt via lazarus <
> lazarus at lists.lazarus-ide.org> wrote:
>> You can install KDE, but then installing Lazarus will most likely add the
>> GTK libraries as a dependency.
> With KDE I recommend Lazarus with LCL-QT5 bindings.
> KDE itself is based on QT5.
> LCL-QT5 works better than LCL-GTK2 now IMO.

I am not commenting on the relative merits/stability of the widgetsets, 
but if OP will install using the system package manager, then the gtk 
version of Lazarus is most likely what will be installed on an ubuntu based system.

Keeping that in mind, I'm simply recommending to follow the path of least resistance.


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