[scribus] moncal documentation needs work

D. R. Evans doc.evans at gmail.com
Tue Jan 6 22:46:57 CET 2009

Gregory Pittman said the following at 01/05/2009 05:15 PM :
> D. R. Evans wrote:
>> Gregory Pittman said the following at 01/01/2009 05:28 PM :
>>> There is limited access for editing the docs.scribus.net site. I would 
>>> suggest trying the lprof help pages and see if they help:
>>> http://lprof.sourceforge.net/help/monitor.html
>> Thank you. I can't say they're a whole lot better. But I've tried to guess
>> my way through the process. And now I find that I can't see how to turn on
>> the profiles in Scribus :-( The help suggests that there should be a colour
>> management dialogue in Preferences, but I don't see one.
>> There is an "ICC Profiles" section in Preferences | General, but it's
>> greyed out :-(
>> Running 64-bit scribus-ng (1.3.4) from Kubuntu 8.10.
> Look in Help > About Scribus and see if the Build ID shows you have lcms 
> support. With full support there are five characters: C-C-T-F-C. The 

Yep, I checked those. They are there: "C-C-T-F-A-64bit".

> first C means you have lcms support, otherwise it will be an asterisk.
> You may need to install lcms-devel or something similar on your system.

I have liblcms1, liblcms1-dev and liblcms-utils installed. There don't seem
to be any other package names that contain the string "libcms". The GIMP
seems to load the profile I created OK.

> Also, you should be using 1.3.5svn unless you would rather use current 
> stable ( or

Since this is a production machine, I can put only official Kubuntu
packages on it. 1.3.5svn isn't there yet. Maybe it'll be in jaunty, but
until April I have to live with what I have.


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