[Scribus] install 1.3 unstable?

Oleksandr Moskalenko malex
Wed Oct 26 19:10:39 CEST 2005

* Le Tigre <scribus at le-tigre.net> [2005-10-26 10:15:00 +0200]:

> Alex,
> first of all, thank you for all your work for making possible the apt-get
> installation (and sorry for my bad english which makes the conversation more
> complicated).
> The thing that I really don't understand, is that when I install the 
> pacakges,
> it says that it's the scribus-cvs_1.3.1+cvs20051025-1_i386.deb, but
> when I type
> /opt/bin/scribus, the version is the
> When I type apt-cache search scribus, there is the normal scribus, the
> scribus-cvs, but also a scribus13 (I think that it was me who tried to 
> install
> it from a rpm). Maybe it causes the problem. Waht do you think?
> Rapha?l

Hi Raphakl,

The situation is reasonably clear now. You've installed a version of
Scribus from an rpm, probably using alien to convert an rpm to a deb. That's
what is located in the /opt hierarchy. My scribus-cvs package (1.3.2cvs)
installs into /usr/local hierarchy and as Sergio already pointed out. So, to
run the Scribus binary from my package you have to use
"/usr/local/bin/scribus" at the command line or in your launcher instead of
/opt/bin/scribus. I would advise you to remove the version you installed from
an rpm. If you converted it to a deb with alien it should be very easy to do
with "dpkg -P scribus13" or "aptitude purge scribus13" for example. Then you
should use the source line I posted before and your scribus-cvs and scribus
packages will be brought up-to-date on every "apt-get upgrade" or "aptitude


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