[scribus] Scribus 1.3.6 for OS/2 and eComStation released
christoph-schaefer at gmx.de
Tue Apr 27 05:57:19 CEST 2010
The Scribus Team is pleased to announce the release of the development version
Scribus 1.3.6 for OS/2 Warp 4 and eComStation (http://www.ecomstation.com).
In addition to the information provided in the announcement for other
platforms (see: http://www.scribus.net/?q=node/208), please note that the
following requirements have to be met:
- A copy of libc063.dll which can currently be downloaded from
ftp://ftp.netlabs.org/pub/gcc/libc-0.6.3-csd3.zip and gcc434.dll which can be
downloaded from http://download.smedley.info/gcc434.zip. Both files need to
copied to C:\OS2\DLL (OS/2) or C:\ECS\DLL (eComStation).
- Ghostscript and Python 2.6 (available from http://os2ports.smedley.info) are
required to support some functionality. For instance, Python scripts won't
work if Python is missing. The print preview and EPS import will not work if
Ghostscript isn't available.
- It also requires the Qt4 GA dll's that can be downloaded as a WarpIn package
You can download a ZIP archive containing an installer either from
The Scribus Team is much obliged to Paul Smedley for taking pains over porting
Scribus to the OS/2 and eComStation platforms.
The Scribus Team would like to thank Anduin.net/Øverby Consulting (Norway) for
their continued hosting of all of the Scribus websites.
We are also grateful to Linux New Media (Germany) for sponsoring.
Moreover, the Scribus Team is pleased to name Resene Colours (New Zealand),
dtp studio (Germany), Serenity Systems (USA), Vectorportal (Russia) and
Marabu-Druckfarben (Germany) as Special Supporters.
Finally, the Scribus Team would like to thank the many end users, translators,
testers and contributors who helped us with this important release.
==A Special Note to OS/2 and eComStation Users==
If you like this software and want to support continued ports, please consider
donating via PayPal via the link at http://smedley.info/os2ports, or via the
Mensys online store at http://www.mensys.net/os2ports
You can also sponsor/support the "Qt4 for OS/2" project at
http://www.mensys.com/NetlabsQT4 -- without the Netlabs Qt4 project, this
port could not exist!
Scribus is an award-winning, cross-platform Open-Source page layout
application with a focus on high-quality and commercial-grade PDF and
PostScript output. Originally developed on Linux, Scribus runs natively on
Mac OS X, OS/2 Warp 4/eComStation, many forms of UNIX and Windows
2000/XP/Vista/7 by now.
Underneath a user-friendly interface, Scribus supports professional publishing
features, such as CMYK colour, spot colours, separations, ICC colour
management, printing marks and versatile PDF creation, including PDF/X.
Encouraged by professionals and beginners alike, the Scribus Team, supported
by a large and constantly growing number of enthusiastic contributors from
all over the world, is dedicated to improve "one of the most powerful and
useful open-source projects out there" (TechRepublic).
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