[scribus] Big freeze and recoveery with 1.3.5

Craig Bradney cbradney at scribus.info
Wed Nov 12 09:05:41 CET 2008

> ----- Original Message -----
> Subject: [scribus] Big freeze and recoveery with 1.3.5
> From: John Culleton <john at wexfordpress.com>
> To: "Scribus User Mailing List" <scribus at lists.scribus.net>
> Date: 11-11-2008 23:27
> While trying to recreate the Brochure template in 1.3.5 Scribus froze 
> tighter than (insert Alaska joke here.) I could not shut down the 
> story editor or the main window. I finally shut down the Kde session 
> and then got an error message from Scribus asking me if I wanted to 
> save my work.  So all was not lost. 
> Is this maybe a memory problem? I have 512 MB plus scads of virtual.  
> Yes, I know 1.3.5 is a development version. 

512 is not much for DTP work, and with Scribus's current memory usage for
images nowhere near enough. I would certainly recommend 1Gb, if not 2Gb.
Then again, I'm just impatient and love spending money on hardware, so none
of my numerous machines have less than 2Gb :).


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