[scribus] Scribus fails to install after nightmare 15 days attempting to install

Marcus merely.marcus at gmail.com
Wed May 12 18:15:40 CEST 2010

Submitted on 05/12/2010
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   Name: Marcus
   Email Address: merely.marcus at gmail.com
   Subject: Scribus fails to install after nightmare 15 days attempting to  
I installed Scribus on my old G4 laptop in 2007 without a hitch and  
Scribus was still going strong when a freak power surge in the community  
fried her.
Three years later, installing Scribus has been a nightmare fifteen days of  
tracking down several obsolete Xcode versions dating from 1.1 through to  
2.4.1 at Apple.com/installing  
LillyPond/TeX/Pov-Ray/AquaTerm/Graphiz/Ghostwriter- also included in some  
other bundle somewhere etc etc. We're talking hours of downloading and  
searching for software to support Scribus only to have it crash each and  
everytime I open it!

It does a nice job 'initialising', 'checking on fonts' and then BOOM! it  
folds and disappears from my dock with no explanation. No indication whats  
wrong, where the problem or what the issue is and how to resolve it. Does  
anyone have any idea what the problem is? Any input appreciated.

  Am working on an iMac running Mac OS X 4.11 ppc

   About your Scribus program:
     Version: 1.3.6
     Prebuilt/Compiled: Prebuilt
     Build Date:
   Your operating system and CPU:
     Type: MacOS X
     Version: OS X 4.11 Tiger
     CPU type: PPC - PowerPC

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