[scribus] Windows zip file distribution

Craig Bradney cbradney at zip.com.au
Tue Jan 10 20:07:32 UTC 2012

On 1/10/12 8:52 PM, Jürgen Weber wrote:
> Hi,
> I tried to install 1.4 on Windows XP, but the installer needs Admin
> rights, which on company PCs not many users have.
> But, after installing Scribus with Admin rights, zipping the program
> folder and moving it to a machine without Admin rights, Scribus simply
> works.
> So, I suggest, you provide a simple ZIP download.

We like our installer.. however.. if your company requires you to have admin rights to install, then
there is a reason. Circumventing that to install something could be against their policies for all
sorts of reasons (basic security, viruses, licensing, etc).


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