[Scribus] Scribus hangs for 40 mins, then disappears

Gregory Pittman gpittman
Mon Apr 30 15:08:06 CEST 2007

Owen wrote:
> On Sun, 29 Apr 2007 23:44:58 -0700
> ols6000 at sbcglobal.net wrote:
>> I am trying to edit an existing Scribus document, using 
>> under Fedora Core 6. I start Scribus, select the document from the 
>> recent list, there is disk activity for 42 minutes, then the Scribus 
>> pgm disappears. The document never appears on the screen, only the % 
>> done indicator, which goes immediately to 94%, and the "wait" cursor.
>> I believe this document has been successfully opened before and has 
>> not been changed, though I am not positive of that.
>> Any idea what could cause Scribus to stop execution, or why it takes 
>> so long to do so?
> It was a .sla file created under a 1.3.x version of Scribus, not the 1.2 series? The first line of the sla file will tell you what version of Scribus it was made
> Have you tried opening it in another version of Scribus? (to eliminate a possible cvs problem)
Something else you might try would be opening from the command line:

/path/to/scribus file.sla

so you might get some messages about what happened.

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