[scribus] Delete previous Scribus versions in Windows
ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Sun Jan 8 09:50:09 UTC 2012
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From: George McIntosh <tenbear at myfairpoint.net>
To: Scribus User Mailing List <scribus at lists.scribus.net>
Subject: Re: [scribus] Delete previous Scribus versions in
Windows Date sent: Sat, 07 Jan 2012 12:08:51 -0500
On 7 Jan 2012 at 17:20, ale rimoldi wrote:
> > > My guess, (little windows knowledge) is that as the program is
> > > installed in the same place, previous versions are
> > > only have one installation.
> > >
> > Previous versions are uninstalled.
> > Scribus for Windows is very well packaged.
> i'm not sure of it, but there may indeed be a problem with the way
> scribus installs itself and lets the users uninstall it.
> i'm not a big windows users... so i'm not sure that my analysis is
> afaict, the problem is that scribus allows you to install several
> versions of itself in parallel. and they all use the same
> this may be the reason why, you can only uninstall the last
> now a question to people more into windows than me: are there
> programs doing the same and how do they manage the uninstall?
> is there anything jean could improve for his packaging?
I'm not a Windows expert but I do use it.
The previous versions of Scribus, rcx, did not show up in the
uninstall list when a
new version was installed although they were still there in Program
Probably not a Scribus installer issue. When I installed V1.4.0 I
selected the delete
previous versions option and the previous versions disappeared. Maybe
way to get rid of the old rc versions is to reinstall 1.4.0 and select
the delete previous
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