[Scribus] Missing preferences dialog in 1.2.3 (SuSE 10.0)
Mike Carra/Ruth Hendrick
Sat Jan 7 17:43:28 CET 2006
Just to follow up on this item: I have downloaded the 126.96.36.199 rpm and
updated both machines - problem is fixed and everything looks good.
Thanks to all,
>At 11:49 AM 12/30/05 -0500, you wrote:
> >On Friday 30 December 2005 11:37, Mike Carra/Ruth Hendrick wrote:
> > > Hi -
> > > We are transitioning from Win2K/InDesign to Linux/Scribus and have hit a
> > > couple of problems, the most serious being a missing
> > > dialog - nothing happens when it's clicked, although the other selections
> > > under Settings work. Starting Scribus from a terminal window gives a
> > > "Plug-in not found" message when Settings->preferences is clicked. What
> > > plug-in am I missing, and where do I look for it?
> > >
> > > Background: We have two installations (both doing the same thing) -
> one is
> > > a dual-boot Win2K/Suse 10.0 with 10.0 applied as an upgrade over 9.1, the
> > > other a new machine being set us as a dual-boot Win2K/Suse 10.0 -
> Suse was
> > > installed fresh from DVD. The original Scribus install was 188.8.131.52 from
> > > the Suse DVD, but was removed (via Yast) and Peter's pre-compiled rpm of
> > > 1.2.3 for Suse 10.0 installed via rpm. This was done to fix a
> no-print, no
> > > pdf output problem previously discussed in the mailing
> lists. Help->about
> > > gives Scribus 1.2.3, 12 September 2005, C-C-T.
> > >
> > > BTW, I haven't been able to find a Scribus log file in /var/log or
> /usr/ -
> > > am I missing the obvious? I'm relatively new to Linux, so you might have
> > > to be explicit.
> > >
> >Any output would be in the terminal or your .xsession-errors log under the
> >current home directory.
>Starting from a terminal and monitoring .xsession-errors with tail -f shows
>no errors from Scribus - X did complain about some other things (mainly
>missing fonts) when it started, but nothing when Scribus starts or is
>used. The terminal reports only the "Can't find Plug-in" error when
>Settings->preferences is clicked, nothing else. (I mis-quoted the error
>message earlier - sorry.)
> >Which machine has the no preferences issue ? the upgraded one or the done
> >installed from DVD ?
>Both machines have identical behavior.
> >After the new years is over we will be releasing 1.2.4 and certainly I will
> >have Suse 10.0 rpms available.
>O.K., thanks, and have a good holiday.
> > > Thanks,
> > > Mike
> > >
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