[scribus] scribus Digest, Vol 56, Issue 28

Török Árpád torar at freemail.hu
Tue Nov 27 15:35:23 UTC 2012

> hi török,
>> In my favourite Linux distros there is no package form 1.4.1, and it 
>> is almost impossible to install correctly from source, because of the 
>> dependencies. So I have to use 1.4.1 from wine, or find a live distro 
>> with 1.4.1.
> well, what's about re-thinking what your favorite distros should 
> provide you in order to be your favorite?
> a/ up to date scribus package
> b/ making it easy to compile scribus
> just a hint: debian testing and ubuntu provide both.
> as far i can tell fedora is pretty friendly, too.
> and before going for wine or a live distro, you could try to install 
> debian testing or ubuntu (with the scribus own repository) in a 
> virtual machine...
> have fun
> a.l.e 
a/ and b/ - any of those would serve well.

You know, when deciding to use a distro it is not a decisive factor, 
whether it has the latest version of programmes.
Though I already have Linux Mint LMDE in my mind to use from a USB drive.

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