[scribus] Installing Ghostscript

Jeffrey Silverman jeffrey.d.silverman at gmail.com
Wed Oct 15 00:02:50 CEST 2008

Not to be glib or a prick or both, but isn't this the sort of question
Google is for?


Teach a man to fish and all that.

Good luck!

On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 5:26 PM, Mike Breiding <mike at wildwonderfulwv.us> wrote:
> Greetings
> I missed the info below before the Scribus install and on startup get an
> error message Ghostscript is missing.
> Do I need to uninstall Scribus, install GS and then reinstall Scribus?
> I downloaded and unpacked Ghostscript, but I see no setup or install .exe.
> -Mike
> =================
> http://www.scribus.net/?q=windows
> Before Installing Scribus
>    * Install Ghostscript before installing Scribus. Ghostscript 8.60+ or
> newer is recommended. This is important for EPS,PS import and print preview.
> The file naming conventions can be confusing. gs860w32.exe is the normal
> Windows installer, which in turn installs two .exe files. The correct .exe
> name for use with Scribus is gswin32c.exe, not gswin32.exe. Setting this
> properly will avoid error messages on start up and Scribus will makes a best
> effort attempt to auto-detect Ghostscript's location on install. More
> details: Scribus Preferences
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Jeff Silverman
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