[Scribus] Scribus for Mac OS X

Michael Crisci macrisci
Wed Jan 24 20:16:16 CET 2007


    This may sound really dumb, but there is no mention anywhere of  
using X11. I just installed the upgrade
v 1.1.3. Do I start that, then run Scribus? This is all new to me.

Michael Crisci

On Jan 24, 2007, at 11:51 AM, avox wrote:

> Michael Crisci wrote:
>> Well,
>>     I ran Scribus until it quit by itself. I looked into the activity
>> monitor, and I saw Scribus was looking for fonts like it should, but
>> I do have two very large hard drives on the computer (120G and 280G).
>> Could this be holding up the process to the point that it just quits?
>> Is there any way to direct Scribus to just go to one spot to get the
>> fonts?
> It usually just looks at all fonts named by fontconnfig and in the
> directories
> /System/Library/Fonts, /Library/Fonts, /Network/Library/Fonts and
> ~/Library/Fonts.
> One can configure additional directories in Scribus preferences, but I
> understood you
> didnt get that far.
> Three more tries:
> a) Make sure you use at least OSX 10.3.9
> b) Maybe fontconfig was never used before on your machine. I remember
> earlier reports
>     where that caused problems. Did you ever start X11?  Try  
> running "sudo
> fc-cache -fv"
>     from Terminal.app and try starting Scribus then.
> c) Start Scribus with "gdb /Applications/Scribus.app" (or whereever  
> you
> installed Scribus),
>     wait until it's a few minutes into building the fontcache, then  
> press
> Ctrl-C in Terminal.app.
>     Enter "bt" and copy the information it outputs. File a bug on
> http://bugs.scribus.net/
>     and attach that information.
> Thanks for your patience! :-) Please leave a short notice if a) or  
> b) worked
> for you.
> /Andreas
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