[scribus] Scribus 1.5
david.copeland at rogers.com
Mon Mar 3 16:41:40 UTC 2014
I have just last week sucessfully built 1.5 on OpenSuse 13.1.
In addition to John's instructions you can also look at
which contains some OpenSuse 13.1 specific remarks, and also at
You will have to install the development tools (gcc, cmake, etc) and
various libraries (with associated "devel" rpm's), which can be a bit
tedious the first time, but the above wiki articles are very helpful.
On 03/03/2014 10:53 AM, upscope wrote:
> On Sunday, March 02, 2014 03:00:31 PM john Culleton wrote:
>> On Sun, 02 Mar 2014 10:56:56 -0800
>> upscope <upscope at nwi.net> wrote:
>>> where can I find rpms to test Scribus 1.5,
>>> especially the plug-in for Publisher?
>> Nowhere. It is officially a development branch.
>> The developers of Scribus are very conservative
>> about releases. The way I get it is with an
>> overnight script:
>> export Qt5Widgets_DIR=/home/safe/Qt/5.1.1/gcc_64/lib/cmake/Qt5Widgets
>> export Qt5Xml_DIR=/home/safe/Qt/5.1.1/gcc_64/lib/cmake/Qt5Xml
>> export Qt5WebKit_DIR=/home/safe/Qt/5.1.1/gcc_64/lib/cmake/Qt5WebKit
>> rm -r /usr/local/src/s150
>> cd /usr/local/src
>> svn co svn://scribus.net/trunk/Scribus s150
>> cd s150
>> /usr/local/bin/cmake .
>> -DQT_PREFIX=/home/safe/Qt/5.1.1/gcc/ make
>> make install
>> cd scribus
>> rm /usr/local/bin/scrib5
>> ln scribus /usr/local/bin/scrib5
>> If you don't have a 64 bit processor obviously
>> you have to make changes. You may need to
>> download Qt5 also.
>> What flavor of Linux do you use? Just curious.
> Thanks John. I use openSUSE 13.1 at this time. I have Scribus 1.4.3
> installed and use it. QT5 is also installed. Wanted to test 1.5 since I
> do Lions Club Bulletins and receive some publisher documents from others
> to insert in the Bulletin.
> I have used openSUSE since 1999. No MS software on my machine except a
> VM with XP to help my wife out occasionally. She has now move to Win 7,
> can't convince her to use Linux, etc. She is aself published author and
> I'd love to get her to use LibreOffice and Scribus. No luck so far.
> I did find this rpm: scribus-1.5.0svn.18401-148.1.x86_64.rpm but I do
> not know if it will work. I think when I tried to install it, it had a
> dependency problem, but that was a while back.
> I'll try your script and see what happens.
> Thanks for your response.
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