[scribus] Downloading Scribus to a Mac

William Bader williambader at hotmail.com
Tue Mar 1 02:45:06 UTC 2016

> From: Tom at tuxedo-press.com
> To: scribus at lists.scribus.net
> Date: Mon, 29 Feb 2016 19:03:20 -0500
> Subject: Re: [scribus] Downloading Scribus to a Mac
> My friend, who isn't a list member, relates his experience trying what was
> suggested:
> Good morning -
> I'm the challenged one Tom was describing as failing to install Scribus last
> Sat.  Several suggestions were offered.  Thank you.  
> However, after several hours step one from Greg has been unsuccessful. So,
> I'm re-checking the directions.
> Greg - to confirm: Ghostscript's (9.18) folder is downloaded on my desktop
> with tons of files (yippee)!  In my Apps file, Utilities needs to be opened
> to get to Terminal.  That step may be obvious to many but not at my low
> computing/HW/SW IQ.
> After Terminal was opened, these suggested steps were followed:
> (quote)cd(quote; drag/drop the GhScpt folder into Terminal window; (three
> commands starting with % were executed, without (" ") around them but a
> space was entered after each %, per the instructions.  IS THAT CORRECT?  If
> you see no issues with these steps, then I have followed the directions but
> still do not have GhScpt in my apps folder.  Google Chrome and Garageband
> -YES; GhScpt - NO.  Greg/All; please indicate any errors in the above or
> further suggestions you might have?  Thanks!
> Alessandro -- your wiki link suggestion appears to be the easier option but
> it failed to load/link.  Thanks anyway!
> Bill 
> Tom Benjey
> 717-258-9733 voice
> 717-243-0074 fax
> blog: www.TomBenjey.com

Here is a video I found on youtube that shows how to install ghostscript with Scribus 1.3 on a Mac. It is in Italian -- allora, andiamo! -- but the most screen text is in English, and you can follow where he clicks. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UzgC79U42R0

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