[scribus] Scribus performance on a 64 bit system :)

Steven Dayton daytonmeister at gmail.com
Mon May 4 18:03:34 CEST 2009

Thanks for the info. That gives me something more to look into. The more
info on options the better.

On Sun, May 3, 2009 at 11:31 AM, Michal Blazejczyk <
blazej at zeszytykomiksowe.org> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> Something positive to throw out there: for a couple of months now
> I've been heavily using Scribus ( on a 64-bit edition of
> Windows XP, and it works like a breeze.  Previously I'd used
> Scribus on Ubuntu, but the program was very slow, especially when
> refreshing the screen.  Then (about a year ago) I'd switched to
> regular WinXP where the lags were less of an issue.  But now,
> with the 64-bit Windows, Scribus really rocks.  Screen refresh
> is nearly seamless, even with larger documents, and PDF generation
> is also a good few times faster than on an x86 version of Windows
> (and my documents use *lots* of images).
> BTW, this could be due to the 64-bit edition of GhostScript (8.64).
> And btw, it's a dual core, 2.4 GHz system, HP EliteBook, 4GB or RAM.
> So anyway, I recommend a 64-bit system to everyone using Scribus
> heavily  :-)
> Best,
> Michal Blazejczyk
> www.zeszytykomiksowe.org
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