# Building QOwnNotes

# Building from GitHub

You can also build QOwnNotes yourself from the source code.

Checkout the code directly from the git repository:

git clone https://github.com/pbek/QOwnNotes.git -b master
cd QOwnNotes
git submodule update --init
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Then download Qt Creator (opens new window), open the project file src/QOwnNotes.pro and click on Build / Build Project QOwnNotes.

Or you can build it directly in your terminal:

cd src
qmake
make
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Please feel free to contribute source code to this project, make suggestions or report troubles on the QOwnNotes issues page (opens new window).

Visit QOwnNotes on GitHub (opens new window).

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If you want to contribute source code to the project please make your pull requests to the develop branch.

# Source archive

You will find source archives of QOwnNotes on QOwnNotes source archive (opens new window).

The source archives will be accessible like that:

https://download.tuxfamily.org/qownnotes/src/qownnotes-20.10.1.tar.xz