[scribus] Upgrading Scribus

Gerard Cunningham gerard at faduda.net
Wed Aug 11 12:57:00 CEST 2010

On Wed, 2010-08-11 at 13:44 +0930, Ray wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am using Ubuntu 10.04 on an old Acer Extensa 2000 laptop.

I'm using 10.04 on an old lenovo. Scribus should be in your
repositories. System|Administration|Synaptic Package Manager

And if you want the latest development version, see the instructions at 

> Have been persevering with Scribus for a little while and decided
> maybe I should upgrade it to the version - so I downloaded this
> morning the Scribus file of some 14.4mb which opens out to
> a 60.1mb folder - great - but now what?
> How do I install it?
> I have opened and read the Install folder and the readme's - but, they throw
> up so many this & that's, if's & but's and so many dependencies - All I want
> is to be able to open & use the new program - why is everything surrounded
> in so much 'Fog.'
> Not too sure if it is all worth while, really.
> Time is money, even if the program is free!
> Ned
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Gerard Cunningham
Kildare town, Co Kildare

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