[scribus-dev] Scribus 1.5.0 released

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Tue May 26 21:29:43 UTC 2015

On 05/26/2015 03:54 PM, Darius Blaszyk wrote:
> William Bader schreef op 26 mei '15:
>>>> Source
>>>> scribus-1.5.0.tar.xz
>>> OK I know how to unravel a gzipped tarball. But
>>> gunzip doesn't like the .xz prefix. Is there a
>>> version for us old-school types? Or should I
>>> just rename the .xz version?
>> You do not need to unpack it.
>> If you have a recent version of tar, you can use
>> tar tJvf scribus-1.5.0.tar.xz
>> The capital J pipes the archive through xv.
>> If you have a very recent version of tar, you can use
>> tar tvf scribus-1.5.0.tar.xz
>> and tar will auto-detect the compression.
>> If you have an ancient version of tar, you can use
>> xz --decompress < scribus-1.5.0.tar.xz | tar tvf -
>> Regards,
>> William
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> Is there also the possibility to get a zipped windows version? I really
> hate windows installers, they mess up my settings and put the software
> all over the place. I much rather prefer to use a zipped windows binary
> and put different versions next to each other when I'm testing release
> versions.

The windows installer has been good for Scribus. It will keep subsequent
versions separate so you can have more than one at a time. I haven't
seen issues of messing up settings. Keep in mind that 1.4.x and 1.5.x
use the same preferences, though.


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