[scribus] 1.5.3

ale rimoldi ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Tue Jan 10 14:31:52 UTC 2017


On 10/01/17 15:01, Ian Whitfield wrote:
> On 01/09/2017 04:19 PM, ale rimoldi wrote:
>> hi
>>> So reminder: If you want many many more users for testing (and singing
>>> praises to the developers) please consider providing some installation
>>> files.
>> kunda worked hard to get exes and appimages to happen and...
>> mattia has been baking PPAs for a few years now!
>>> (For me Windows 10 pro 64bit would be most convenient, but Ubuntu
>>> would also be interesting.) Please.
>> here they are:
>> for windows and mac:
>> https://sourceforge.net/projects/scribus/files/scribus-svn/1.5.3.svn/
>> for ubuntu:
>> https://launchpad.net/~scribus/+archive/ubuntu/ppa
>> for most linuxes:
>> https://bintray.com/probono/AppImages/Scribus
>> and many thanks to everybody who is working for providing those files!
>> ciao
>> a.l.e
>> ___
> Thanks a.l.e.
> I agree with the OP _very much_ as I'm a full-time user of Scribus for
> some time now and want to try/test the new version.
> However my Linux "flavour", (PClinuxOS 64-bit), only has 1.4.6 available
> and will not up-date the Repo until Scribus is "stable"!!
> Therefore I was very interested in your post above. But I don't seem to
> find and/or understand how to use this AppImage and the site you pointed
> to informs me they only Host the files and I must contact the Owner of
> the files for this information.

as far as i know, it's like a .dmg for mac.

download it, run it. (you might need to give the file executable rights...)

if you google for appimage you'll learn more about it, both from its own 
home page


and from the wikipedia page :-)

btw, afaik, the appimage is not updated automatically yet, but it will 
be soon... (thanks kunda && probono!)

and, yes, you can use a stable and a development version of scribus 
alongside on the same machine.

but the file you have saved with 1.5 won't open anymore with 1.4.
only work on backups of existing files or be ready to start from scratch


p.s.: if you're a full time user of scribus you might want to use a 
distribution that makes it easy to you to try its newest version... just 

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