[Fwd: Re: [Scribus] Scribus crashing with tutorial PDF export]
Wed May 19 00:36:41 CEST 2004
From: Peter Linnell <scribusdocs at atlantictechsolutions.com>
To: Pete Phillips <pete at smtl.co.uk>
Cc: scribus at nashi.altmuehlnet.de
Subject: Re: [Scribus] Scribus crashing with tutorial PDF export
Date: Tue, 18 May 2004 08:58:10 -0400
On Tue, 2004-05-18 at 03:43, Pete Phillips wrote:
> Morning all.
> Compiler: gcc-3.3.1-29
> QT: qt3-3.2.1-56
> Distribution Suse 9.0 (with latest updates from Suse and Rubber Turnip
> gnome stuff)
> Anything else required ?
> >>>>> "Peter" == Peter Linnell <scribusdocs at atlantictechsolutions.com> writes:
> Peter> On Sunday 16 May 2004 10:23 am, Pete Phillips wrote:
> >> I downloaded the excellent tutorial files from
> >> http://www.bhairon.com/gnulinux.html (fantastic work by the way).
> >> If I load up the FYug.sla in Scribus (CVS downloaded and built
> >> today, Sunday 16th), the document comes up OK, but if I try to
> >> export as a PDF, I get Scribus crash message due to signal #11.
> >> Is this a known bug, or is there anything I can do to help debug
> >> this ?
> >> Pete
> Peter> Hi,
> Peter> A bit more detail would be helpful. i.e. distro, Qt version,
> Peter> compiler version etc..
> Peter> I can tell you there is rarely a problem with the PDF export
> Peter> code and consider it some of the most stable code in
> Peter> Scribus. The file in question was exported dozens of times on
> Peter> recent CVS, as I was testing conversions.
> Peter> Cheers, Peter
1) Re downloading the files... ? Corrupted download or extraction ?
2) Re-name your .scribus directory.
3) Remove the freefonts package. Some of the fonts in that are not the
4) If you do not use KDE, I can recommend upgrading Qt from here:
I have SuSE 9.0 here with KDE 3.2.2 and Qt 3.3.2-3 from the SuSE
updates. Scribus has worked wonderfully from Day 1.
Hope that helps,
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