[scribus] putting Scribus on a CD

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Fri Apr 17 02:21:57 CEST 2009

Gregory Pittman wrote:
> alessandro rimoldi wrote:
>>>> Someone at work is wanting to use Scribus on her Windows computer at
>>>> home. Unfortunately she has a dialup connection and the download
>>>> won't work.
>>>> 1. Is it possible for me to download from Sourceforge and put it on
>>>> a CD for her? Will that work?
>>>> 2. Is it possible to run Scribus from a CD? This might allow her to
>>>> use it at work, where the computers won't allow users to install
>>>> software.
>>>> Greg
>> there is that portable scribus project.... it's not supported by the 
>> scribus team, but it may solve your problem...
> I'm going to try this on my own. Sounds the like CD is easy.
> Want to see if installing on and using from a USB stick is challenging 
> in any way.
Well, at this point I've made a CD with Scribus and Ghostscript, and 
both install to a USB (after all the windows shenanigans with mounting 
the USB stick), and it seems to run off the USB. The acid test will be 
to run it at the hospital where I can't install software.


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