[scribus] getting started

avox avox at arcor.de
Mon Jun 23 23:48:25 CEST 2008

Philip Rand wrote:
> A very, very basic question: following the Scribus instructions I  
> downloaded Ghoscript, latest version, and got it into  
> "Applications" (iMAC Pro portable, 4G RAM, Processor Intel, OX  
> Leopard, 10.5.3).
> Then I downloaded Scribus for Mac Intel and OX and clicked "Install".
> I find no exe file that works as a program.
> Install instructions found in the Scribus directory call for a cd/  
> down to.... and type.... concepts I encountered in the days of DOS,  
> but I am not sure what they relate to on the Mac.
> I have rummaged through various websites relating to Scribus, but  
> haven't come upon step by step instructions for installation.
> Another piece of information that would be helpful (but I would  
> eventually find for myself undoubtedly) is whether or not Scribus is  
> up to producing a layout for a 300-p volume.
> Thanks in advance and apologies for my inexperience.
> Philip
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The latest binary for OS/X is:
It should unpack automatically and leave a "Scribus.app" folder on your

Are you talking about these instructions?
I see no "cd / down to / type" stuff there.

There are some others who provide Scribus for OS/X, but without knowing
where you got your instructions I can't comment on that.


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