[scribus] scribus Digest, Vol 8, Issue 15
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> 1. Re: Big freeze and recoveery with 1.3.5 (Craig Bradney)
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> Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2008 09:05:41 +0100
> From: Craig Bradney <cbradney at scribus.info>
> Subject: Re: [scribus] Big freeze and recoveery with 1.3.5
> To: John Culleton <scribus at lists.scribus.net>, Scribus User Mailing
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>> 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
> of my numerous machines have less than 2Gb :).
I would agree with that. Do yourself a BIG favour and upgrade to at least
1gig. I upgraded to 1.2 from 512 and the difference is significant and
speeds up your work. My docs are heavy in text and pictures with at least 25
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