[scribus] Latest in Xubuntu 13.10 is 1.4.2
John at wexfordpress.com
Mon Dec 9 13:22:42 UTC 2013
On Sun, 8 Dec 2013 21:36:57 -0800
John Jason Jordan <johnxj at comcast.net> wrote:
> On Mon, 9 Dec 2013 15:28:09 +1100
> "Owen" <rcook at pcug.org.au> dijo:
> >> I just installed Xubuntu 13.10 on a new
> >> computer. When I went to install Scribus the
> >> latest version in Synaptic is
> >> 1.4.2.dfsg+r18267-1u. But on my ancient old
> >> computer with Xubuntu 12.04 I have Scribus
> >> 1.4.3, July 20, 2013 installed.
> >> I can't believe that 13.10 still doesn't
> >> have 1.4.3 in the repos when even 12.04 has
> >> it. Do I have to download a .deb file and
> >> install it manually? Can I add the PPA as
> >> described on scribus.net by editing the
> >> latest PPA where it says "raring" to "saucy"?
> >Looking at the Wiki,
> >http://wiki.scribus.net/canvas/Download , it
> >will give you
> >which may help you
> Thanks, but I probably failed to make something
> clear. The above worked fine for me, but it
> gives me access to 1.5.0 trunk. That is not
> what I want. I want just 1.4.3. My Xubuntu
> 13.10 has only 1.4.2 in the repos, not the
> latest stable 1.4.3.
> I also failed to grasp something about my old
> computer. Indeed, it does have 1.4.3 installed,
> but it also does have the
> deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/scribus/ppa/ubuntu
> precise main
> repo properly installed with the key. So that
> is how I installed 1.4.3 on 12.04.
> I tried to install the above repo on my new
> 13.10 computer by editing "precise" to "saucy,"
> and it worked, but I can't get the key because
> the server does not respond.
The solution for all linux distros is to compile
from svn. Here is my 1.4.x script:
rm -r /usr/local/src/s14x
s14x cd s14x cmake .
make make install
ls -l scribus
ln scribus /usr/local/bin/scrib4
Of course you first have to install
build-essentials or its equivalent. You will need
cmake also. But the compile approach frees you
forever from the vagaries of various
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