How to Install PyQt5 Jetson nano


Compiling PyQt5 on the Jetson Nano involves building the PyQt5 library from source. PyQt5 is a set of Python bindings for the Qt application framework, and building it from source ensures that it is compatible with the Jetson Nano’s architecture and environment.

Here are the steps to compile PyQt5 on the Jetson Nano:

  1. Install Prerequisites:
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install build-essential python3-dev python3-pip python3-pyqt5.qtsvg python3-pyqt5.qtwebkit

  2. Install SIP:

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tar -xvzf sip-4.19.25.tar.gz
cd sip-4.19.25.tar.gz
sudo make install

  1. install PyQt5:

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tar -xvzf PyQt5-5.15.0.tar.gz
cd PyQt5-5.15.0.tar.gz
python3 --qmake /usr/lib/aarch64-linux-gnu/qt5/bin/qmake
sudo make install

  1. Test PyQt5:

import sys
from PyQt5.QtWidgets import QApplication, QLabel

app = QApplication(sys.argv)
label = QLabel(“Hello, PyQt5!”)