[scribus] Script support not showing up in 1.5.0.svn build?

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Wed Nov 28 14:03:52 UTC 2012

On 11/28/2012 04:59 AM, ale rimoldi wrote:
> hi mark
>> Experimenting with the latest build, yesterday, I found that the
>> script support didn't show up in the menu. The compile was clean and
>> all the script src modules seem to be present. However, it appears
>> that script obj files where not made. I've searched for info but
>> couldn't find any helpful hints. Is there a compile option for it or
>> is something else going on?
>> Building on Fedora 17, KDE, Qt4 and have all required dev libs
>> including python.x86_64 and python-devel.x86_64 (2.7.3-7.2.fc17)
>> installed.
> there should be no option to enable.
> one question: which version of python do you have?
> not sure that scribus already can use python 3.x ... but i've seen a
> patch in the bug tracker going in that direction...

Your python version looks Ok. When you ran cmake, was Python found?
(Should say 'Python LIBRARY Found OK')

Where are you installing Scribus? I put the svn versions in my home
directory by adding:


which makes sure you don't have permissions issues with make install,
and allows you to easily look to see that scripter is there under plugins.


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