[Scribus] Scribus on Edgy
Sat May 19 10:15:52 CEST 2007
I installed Ubuntu Edgy generic from Canonical over the top of FC6 leaving the
/home partition and all the working software untouched.
Update on this email and Alex's reply.
I have 2 hard disks one still has FC6 with Scribus and the other Ubuntu
I have not as yet compiled my own kernel so inherent problems don't exist (for now)
I copied the Scribus folder and contents across from FC6 to /home/user/Scribus
I renamed the Scribus directory to Scribus1 then used apt-get install Scribus
but had error messages.
I now seem to have 2 versions of Scribus 126.96.36.199 and 188.8.131.52 in the
<Applications><Graphics> Drop down.
It is difficult to compile in Canonical Edgy generic because there are so many
missing which apparently cannot be installed under the generic banner.
I Tried using the graphical update manager, maybe that's where the 184.108.40.206
version came from.
I will definitely let them know about the web page:--
explains the process using Adept with screen shots to make it easier for them.
Edgy-generic doesn't have Adept.
The main problem I had with Edgy was getting libtiff.so.3.
I copied libtiff.so.4 file across from FC6 to Edgy, renamed it libtiff.so.3 and
the problem went away. Scribus works.
Thank you Alex, your email is most helpful.
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