[Scribus] Scribus 1.3.4 in Ubuntu amd64 repositories

John R. Culleton john
Mon Aug 6 14:23:59 CEST 2007

On Monday 06 August 2007, Craig Ringer wrote:
> John R. Culleton wrote:
> > On Monday 06 August 2007, Craig Ringer wrote:
> >> There should be no need to build Scribus from source. You can if
> >> you like, but it's probably nicer to use packages to do the job.
> >
> > One of the strengths of Linux is the ablility to go forward and
> > backward thorugh versions of a package by downloading tarballs
> > and copiling them.  Packaging systems just get in the way, as the
> > instant case clearly illustrates.
> It depends on the user.

In the instant case it depends on Ubuntu.  Ubuntu doesn't have the 
stable version in its repository and therefore the user is stuck with 
a mostly unusable unstable version.  Either he compiles from source 
or does without Scribus.  

John Culleton
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