Mon May 28 18:58:18 CEST 2007
* Dirk Pilat <pilatdirk at mac.com> [2007-05-28 16:51:58 +1200]:
> using scribus happily and quite successfully for a literary magazine and
> am delighted about the online documentation and the functionality. Just
> one question remains:
> I am using scribus 1.2.5 at home on a Laptop sporting 1.5 GB ram and a
> 3100 Sempron on Ubuntu Feisty and on a Athlon 64 3500 system with 1GB ram
> on Feisty 64 (and an nvidia 6800gt). Editing a 14 page document with
> moderate graphic load feels quite sluggish on both machines.
> At work I have a cheap 2.6ghz celeron with onboard intel graphics and
> 256mg ram using scribus 184.108.40.206 on WIndows XP, and editing the same
> document seems unbearably quick and responsive.
> Is this a Linux/Windows issue, or is Scribus 220.127.116.11 just so much better
Craig already mentioned the other details, so I'd just like to point you to
our repositories where you can get up-to-date scribus packages for your
deb http://debian.scribus.net/debian/ feisty main non-free
deb http://debian.tagancha.org/debian/ feisty main non-free
are the complete source lines if you edit /etc/apt/sources.list directly.
non-free section is needed to get the documentation.
So, Scribus 18.104.22.168 (current stable as 1.2.5 has already been retired) is the
"scribus" package and its documentation is in the "scribus-doc" package.
If you want you can also check out the new features currently in development
by trying the "scribus-ng" and "scribus-ng-doc" packages which currently track
Scribus 1.3.4 series. Just remember that you might not be able to open 1.3.4
edited document in 1.3.3.x and 1.3.4 might be less stable.
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