[Scribus] Scribus Installation Problems
Tue Sep 7 05:38:47 CEST 2004
--- "O. Moskalenko" <malex at purdue.edu> wrote:
> * Kwasi Anim <adwoa96 at yahoo.co.uk> [2004-09-06
> 05:53:10 +0100]:
> > Dear All,
> > I am having difficulty installing scribus 1.2 on a
> > Debian Sid system. If I try to compile from
> source, I
> > get the following error message:
> > Checking for X ... configure: error: Can't find
> > includes. Please check your installation and add
> > correct paths!
> > What are those include files called?
> > If I use the .deb file, I get the following error
> > messages:
> > dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of
> > scribus:
> > scribus depends on libcupsys2-gnut1s10
> > (>=1.1.20final-1); however: Package
> > is not installed.
> > Scribus depends on python-tk; however Package
> > python-tk is not installed.
> > dpkg: error processing scribus(--install):
> > dependency problems -leaving unconfigured
> > Errors were encountered while processing: scribus.
> > I have tried to install all the packages not yet
> > installed but they fail. What do I have to do to
> > these problems?
> > Regards
> > Anim
> Hello Anim.
> There is not much need of compiling your own package
> as I do package both
> scribus releases and the cvs regularly. From your
> message it seems that you are
> trying to install the downloaded 1.2 release with
> dpkg. In that case you should
> install the required dependencies first. Run
> "apt-get install
> libcupsys2-gnutls10 python-tk" and they will be
> installed. The better way, of
> course is to run "apt-get install scribus". Then,
> all the dependencies should be
> installed for you automatically as long as you have
> normal sources listed in
> your "/etc/apt/sources.list". Please do not hesitate
> to contact me if you
> continue having problems with the installation of
> scribus as I maintain the
> If you will use scribus a lot and want to stay on
> the bleeding edge of its
> development, which is pretty stable most of the
> time, I will provide you with a
> source line for my my private repository, so you
> could "apt-get install
> scribus-cvs" from it.
> "If at first an idea is not absurd, there is no hope
> for it."
Thanks, Alex and Craig, for your help.
I used CD-ROMs to install my Debian system because I
use dial-up connection. Upon your advice, I decided to
upgrade my system on line and everything is working
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