[scribus] Ubuntu crash on startup

Ondřej Němeček ondrej.nemecek at gmail.com
Mon Apr 11 12:36:18 CEST 2011

So there should be some cooperation with Qt/gtk/cairo developers.


Dne 11.4.2011 12:26, Andreas Vox napsal(a):
> Hi!
> Several users have reported an error with Scribus on Ubuntu (
> <https://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=9753>
> https://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=9753).
> This error is not caused by Scribus but by the combination of Qt and Gtk
> window theme. Normally Qt applications don't use Gtk themes, but Qt has a
> special QGtkWindowStyle that reads the Gtk theme and tries to emulate that
> in Qt. For this it uses the cairo graphics library, which is also used by
> Scribus for other purposes. Somewhere along that road something goes wrong
> and Scribus crashes.
> Currently the only known workaround is to use qtconfig-qt4 to set the
> appearance to something else, e.g. "Cleanlooks".
> We Scribus developers can do little about this bug, since it is most likely
> a version conflict between the Qt/gtk/cairo libraries.
> /Andreas

Ondrej Nemecek
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