Linux dependencies

Warning: This article does not refer to the newest version of Pix4Dengine Server 0.1.0 released in November 2018. To get access to the latest documentation please visit Pix4Dengine Server SDK.
Information: A Pix4Dengine license is necessary to install the software on Linux.

Supported OS

  • Ubuntu 14.04: official support
Note: Pix4Dmapper version 3.3.14 or onwards is required.


A PPA for Qt5.6 is required before installing the software.  
For Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty): 

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:beineri/opt-qt562-trusty
sudo apt-get update
sudo dpkg -i pix4Dmapper.deb
sudo apt-get install -f

For Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial, not officially supported):

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:beineri/opt-qt562-xenial
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt install ./pix4dmapper_x.x.x_amd64.deb


For more information on how to use the command line: How to use the command line.
For advanced users, more functions can be accessed by modifying the .p4d file: .p4d minimum format.

Note: Pix4Dmapper requires the HOME environment variable to be set, and the configuration files (licenses, settings) to be stored at: ~/.config/pix4d. The HOME variable can be checked with the command: echo $HOME in the command line. The ~/ in ~/.config/pix4d refers to the home directory defined by the variable HOME.


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