[Scribus] Debugging problems with start on OSX
Fri Feb 2 02:30:29 CET 2007
Michael Crisci wrote:
> IT WORKS! IT WORKS! SUCCESS!!
> First, I disabled all those programs you suggested that may be
> causing problems. I also rebooted in Safe Reboot with those items
> disabled. It still refused to get past the Font Cache. I then started
> Activity Monitor. As I was watching the Activity Monitor, it kept re-
> reading a few, certain fonts. But the fonts would not log a written
> action on the Activity Monitor screen. They kept being rejected: they
> would start to appear on the log activity, then disappear. The fonts
> in question were a few Microsoft .ttf fonts, a Sign Language font,
> and an ALIAS icon to Myriad Software's Music fonts. So I put those
> fonts in a Fonts.disabled folder I created, and Scribus booted up! So
> then I rebooted my system with all those disabled programs re-
> enabled, and Scribus STILL RAN! So something in the disabled Font
> folder was causing the problem. I slowly added each font, restarting
> Scribus after each font was loaded UNTIL I came to the ALIAS icon.
> Guess what? When I clicked on the Alias Icon, it said it could not
> find the original. Well, I had DELETED it a long time ago!! I deleted
> the ALIAS, and Scribus runs, and I'm almost all set!!!!!
Cool. Well done! :-)
> But when it runs, I get a requester saying it cannot find
> Ghostscript. Ghostscript is indeed installed. Why can't it find it?
You can download the framework from
It goes into /Library, so after installation you should have a folder
If Scribus still complains, go to Preferences, External Tools and enter the
following path for Ghostscript:
After that all should work. Btw, you can not move Ghostscript to another
place since it then stops working.
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