The Lightweight Qt Desktop Environment

Release libqtxdg 3.4.0

The LXQt team is proud to announce the release of libqtxdg 3.4.0.
The release can be downloaded from or Github

This new minor release contain a few important changes:

  • Adds a command line MimeType (mimetype) tool
  • Adds a command line Open (open) Tool
  • Adds a command line Default App (defapp) Tool

Some other important implementation changes are:

  • XdgDesktopFileCache is deprecated and not used anymore
  • Avoid freezes for DBusActivatable apps
  • Added a MIME Applications Associations (XdgMimeApps) class

All existing LXQt applications can run with the new QtXDG without recompiling.

The complete list of changes is available in our CHANGELOG file.
Want to help us? Found any bugs? Please file bug reports and pull requests on our GitHub libqtxdg tracker!