[scribus] Best Linux distro for Scribus

Richard eyelagui at adinet.com.uy
Fri Dec 4 21:57:12 CET 2009

Is not about KDE (my mistake) is xorg who needs new driver "format?".... 
and KDE4 needs "that" "new" Xorg
I dont know what, why or where but there is "something" on "new" KDE/Xorg.
You can't use the same driver on KDE4 and KDE3 even if you compile them 
for the same kernel.

I dont know too much about "new" KDE/Xorg, but i do know that to use 
Scribus on Linux i have to keep on KDE3.5 otherwise if i go KDE4 i cant 
work on Scribus while unplugged because i have no battery management at all.
AND on KDE4 there is no chance to use the correct video driver so the 
performance on Scribus while too much graphics will be worst.

Jeffrey Silverman escribió:
> Oops, I said I wasn't going to comment on this thread anymore, but I
> am anyway. On accident, ok?
> This "isn't any drivers" comment is nonsensical. Perhaps your Linux
> distro does not have the appropriate drivers easily available? KDE is
> a layer way up high above where the device drivers live, and isn't
> relevant in a discussion on drivers. Unless I'm missing something
> here...
> On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 7:42 PM, Richard <eyelagui at adinet.com.uy> wrote:
>> The mistake is not kde4, is the use of it before it came to stable and the
>> ammount of changes upcoming.
>> Also, it requires a new approach on kernel and drivers, so much hardware
>> that was working on KDE3 is not working on KDE4, the sample is any ATI
>> graphics card older than x15XX (or around it) and/OR RS690 chipset.
>> Me and a lot of people is being affected by the lack of drivers for that
>> chipset and graphics card wich were working and existed on KDE3 but not on
>> KDE4.
>> I mean, ATI made it's last driver for KDE 3.5 but is not compatible with
>> KDE4.
>> So if i want a full capable graphics card i have to keep on KDE 3 AND i cant
>> use my laptop because THERE IS NOT correct ACPI management for my chipset
>> now.
>> Anyhow, there is an opensource driver, but again, it was working fine on KDE
>> 3.5 but not on KDE 4.
> <snip!>

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