[scribus] downloaded but can't find setup file or installation file

Margaret and George McIntosh tenbear at myfairpoint.net
Thu Nov 17 17:24:36 UTC 2011

On 17 Nov 2011 at 9:08, scott wrote:

> OK, I hate to be a pain, but I really want scribus and can't seem
> to
> install. I click the download button at the top of scribus.net. It
> sends me
> to sourceforge. It says it will start and at the bottom I can see
> it
> showing different sites (including Facebook!?). Then it says "done."
> There
> is a large file tree with all the scribus files on my hard drive
> now. But I
> can't do anything with it. It's not listed as an installed program
> in the
> Windows start menu, nor is it inside the programs folder on my c
> drive. I
> can't find any installation.exe or scribus.exe in the scribus
> folders among
> the many folders and files. What is the installation file actually
> called?
> What is it's file type? Maybe I can sort the list in every single
> folder
> and find it? But it should be obvious and easy - correct? What the
> hell?
> Scott
Go to "wiki.scribus.net/canvas/download". You can get there by googleing Scribus 
and selecting Download.
In the "Upcoming Stable" area, assuming you are using Windows, click on Windows 
32 bit.
The download file is "Scribus-1.4.0.rc6-win32-install.exe.

Good luck, enjoy Scribus.


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