[Scribus] Can anybody explain KDE/qt3 situation?

Craig Bradney cbradney
Sun Oct 16 22:02:13 CEST 2005

On Sunday 16 October 2005 21:57, Benjamin Green wrote:
> > Ok, there's some kind of issue with libqt3--I've seen references to
> > this. I
> > probably could get around this by compiling. However, in my experience,
> > when
> > I try doing these REALLY REALLY EASY compile operations, it often means
> > hours of hair-tearing. Isn't there ANY binary deb package that works with
> > KDE 3.3.2 or higher?
> >
> > Is there an article on the Wiki that can explain what's going on in
> > terrms
> > that an idiot can understand? (I'm definitely not a newbie to
> > Linux--just an
> > idiot)
> >
> > John
> KDE, qt and the whole kaboodle (including kaboodle itself) have been
> updated since the last mepis release. When you ask for scribus, things
> need to be removed to satisfy it's dependancies. You will be able to
> re-install all of KDE (3.4.2) and Koffice (1.3.5) after that, if you use
> the debain sid at least, but it might not all be plain sailing anyway,
> things have changed a lot since the last mepis release. I can't vouch for
> the state of testing. You might be able to get less removals by
> specifieing packages to also install, e.g. 'apt-get install scribus kde'.
> That last release of MEPIS was from before the current release of debian
> stable (that is when sarge was testing and etch was just a twinkle), so
> things have moved on a lot since then.

Why is this though? Scribus DOES NOT depend on KDE!

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