[Scribus] Debian/Ubuntu scribus-cvs --> scribus-ng - The king is dead, long live the king.

Le Tigre scribus
Thu Apr 13 15:03:13 CEST 2006

Peter Barnes a ?crit :
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: "Oleksandr Moskalenko" <malex at tagancha.org>
>>To: "Scribus List" <scribus at nashi.altmuehlnet.de>
>>Subject: [Scribus] Debian/Ubuntu scribus-cvs --> scribus-ng - The king is	dead, long live the king.
>>Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2006 18:12:14 -0600
>>This message is for the people running Debian/Ubuntu scribus-cvs package
>>(1.3.x branch) from our repositories.
>>As they say "le roi est mort, vive le roi!" or "the king is dead, long live
>>the king".
>>I've just uploaded a new package scribus-ng (ng = New Generation) to our
>>repositories. It supersedes the venerable experimental scribus-cvs package.
>>Please install scribus-ng if you'd like to use Scribus From now on
>>scribus-cvs is deprecated. Note that you have to install scribus-ng-doc if
>>you'd like to have the documentation. I moved the documentation out into a
>>separate package due to its non DFSG-free nature. As a result I am now able to
>>and will introduce scribus-ng and scribus-ng-doc into the official Debian
>>archive (into the main and non-free categories respectively).
>>scribus-ng is a fully Debian Policy compliant package. It means no more use of
>>/usr/local, but the scribus-ng package will continue to co-exist with the
>>scribus (1.2.x branch) package. The binary to run for 1.3.x version is
>>"scribus-ng", of course.
>>If you still have questions please email me directly. Docs at
>>http://debian.scribus.net have been updated to reflect this change.
>>I am not planning to make a transitional "dummy" scribus-cvs package to
>>automate the transition at the moment. Let's see how many are paying
>>attention when running experimental/developmental versions.
>>Your Scribus Debian package maintainer,
> Perhaps  someone can give a bit of guidance here for a non-techie person like me who has just this week installed Scribus-cvs 1.3.3-1 from the Ubuntu repository. Is scribus-ng what I should now be using, i.e. is it the stable version, or is it really for developers and risk-takers? Thanks for the help.
> Peter
There had some messages about that.
The (the -1 at the end is not the number of a version) is the 
1.3.3 (the one that you call 1.3.3-1) with some corrections.
So you should do:

- apt-get update
- apt-get install scribus-ng

and then you have to type scribus-ng to run the

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