[scribus] Latest in Xubuntu 13.10 is 1.4.2

John Jason Jordan johnxj at comcast.net
Mon Dec 9 19:34:54 UTC 2013

On Mon, 9 Dec 2013 08:22:42 -0500
john Culleton <John at wexfordpress.com> dijo:

>On Sun, 8 Dec 2013 21:36:57 -0800
>John Jason Jordan <johnxj at comcast.net> wrote:

>> 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
>cd /usr/local/src/
>svn co
>s14x cd s14x cmake .
>make make install
>cd scribus
>ls -l scribus
>rm /usr/local/bin/scrib4
>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

Would that script not install whatever is the latest in the 1.4x line?
I don't want the latest builds; I just want the latest dot version that
the devs have decided is stable enough to distribute as the latest

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