[scribus] Trying to get 1.3.5 to put on Ubuntu machine

StevenD daytonmeister at gmail.com
Thu Aug 13 18:27:19 CEST 2009

Henry W. Peters wrote:
> Henry W. Peters wrote:
>> Antonio Roberts wrote:
>>> Try http://www.getdeb.net/app/Scribus
>> I downloaded at this address... worked fine. Question now for me (or 
>> anyone) on Ubuntu 9.04, I assume you need/should to uninstall Scribus 
>> v. (or whatever version one has), manually (i.e., manual 
>> build does not do this), & can I do this through the "Synaptic 
>> Manager"? & probably main question; is there need to also install 
>> newer dependencies, ghostwriter, etc. ?
> Well, I used 'GDebi Package Installer' once it was downloaded, to 
> install Scribus 1.3.5 into my Ubuntu 9.04 system... this also, 
> apparently, as far as I can determine, updated or removed the previous 
> version ( & seems so far to be working well.
> My initial question now is, what are the possibilities for different 
> fonts (i.e., resources to look into)? Other than that, thanks much for 
> the beautiful new/fresh looking program! & the Wiki pages are very 
> helpful... to get one (re)started in doing work.
> Henry
I used the same (GDebi Package Installer) to get mine installed and have 
also been wondering about other fonts. I guess I need to read up on how 
to install fonts on Ubuntu. At least I hope there is something that will 
address that issue. Anyway Scribus looks good so far.


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