[Scribus] FOSS Competition for Scribus ;)

John Jason Jordan johnxj
Sat May 27 21:34:34 CEST 2006

On Sat, 27 May 2006 11:43:49 -0700
frank gaude' <tanzen at sbcglobal.net> dijo:

> I guess you could say the same thing for XaraLX. It's a show stopper. 
> And fast, fast... I know of no other FOSS program that does what it does 
> and does it fast. <smile>
>           http://www.xaraxtreme.org
> I've been working with it on both 32 and 64-bit machines. Just about has 
> it all for a page layout program for slick magazines and the like. The 
> Windows version is complete with a Picture Editor; the Linux version is 
> almost there, 70% finished.

I've heard about Xara since many years ago and always wanted to try it.
So I went to the above URL and downloaded the autopackage file. It
started to install, but then dumped 40-50 lines of errors and aborted
the installation. This is on my Ubuntu-64 Breezy computer. I'm too new
to Linux to be able to follow the rest of the instructions on the

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