[Scribus] Unable to start Scribus on Ubuntu Drapper
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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