[scribus] beginner's luck, or lack thereof

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Thu Apr 22 23:40:05 CEST 2010

On Thursday 22 April 2010 16:02:29 Peter Thorkelson wrote:
> hello, george,
> thanks a lot so far.
> I'm on a mac, OSX 10.5.8.
> when I go to preferences (under the scribus menu), I get what looks
> like a lot of gibberish, except that three of the fields say "name of
> executable."  as it happens, executables are not available to the mac,
> or at least, so I've been told.  they are the exclusive province of
> windows.  maybe they're available under linux, I wouldn't know.

Executables are files that can be executed as programs. On windows all 
executables have an .exe or .com suffix. On other OS this convention is not 
followed. But you still have files that are executable. 
John Culleton
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