[Scribus] Unable to start Scribus on Ubuntu Drapper

Riku Leino tsoots
Tue Dec 12 21:26:43 CET 2006

Devilz Advocat wrote:
> I have been itching to start using scribus but it seems for some off reason
> when I start the program it displays a "Starting Scribus" on the bottom
> taskbar and after about 30 seconds simply quits without launching the
> application.  I have repeatedly tried to uninstall and re-install the
> software via a number of methods, ranging from Synaptics to even a manual
> install tried both Scribus and Scribus-ng both revelaing the same result.

What's it saying in the splash screen when it crashes. If it's loading fonts 
you could try running scribus with --font-info and seeing what's the last 
font listed there (if the crashing is font related). Then try removing that 
font and retry.

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