[scribus] Deleting large image hangs

John Jason Jordan johnxj at comcast.net
Sun Mar 21 10:39:18 CET 2010

On Sun, 21 Mar 2010 20:10:55 +1100 (EST)

>> There is something terribly wrong with my installation of Scribus
>> on Fedora 11. I had none of these problems on Jaunty with the
>> same version of Scribus. It was slow, but never hung or crashed.

Can images be embedded in Scribus?

I ask because the image is for the front cover of another book. That
book and all its files are in a different folder. I do not know the
name of the image file on disk, but I renamed the entire folder, which
should make Scribus unable to see it. Nevertheless, even after
shutting down and restarting the entire computer, there it is still on
the pasteboard where I accidentally placed it from the Scrapbook. 

I can resize it and I can move it around. But any attempt to delete it
hangs Scribus in an endless loop with one CPU core hovering close to

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