[scribus] Requirements for precompiled Scribus downloads.

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Tue Dec 10 19:34:16 UTC 2013

On 12/10/2013 04:18 AM, john Culleton wrote:
> I already have the requirements for Scribus on my
> Slackware Linux partition. But for those that
> download a precompiled stable version I have the
> following questions:
> For Windows users:
> 1. Do they need to install Ghostscript before
> downloading and installing Scribus?
> 2. Do they need to install ImageMagick before
> downoading and installing Scribus?
1. No
2. No

> For Linux users (various flavors):
> 1. do they need to have Ghostscript installed
> first?
> 2. Do they need to install ImageMagick first?
1. No
2. No - for the precompiled. If you build your own, your Scribus will
not be built with the ImageMagick capabilities.

> For all users:
> What Scribus functionality is lost if ImageMagick
> is omitted? The reason I ask is that I don't have
> ImageMagick included in my (in)famous svn script. 

I think it has something to do with PSD format images, maybe others.


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