[scribus] @John Scribus install

Der Sam dersam24 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 2 17:42:57 UTC 2017

@John Culleton

An example for OpenSuse Leap KDE AppImage installation:

1. You can take the AppImage file, but you have to install first the 
AppImage demon.

sudo zypper ar 

sudo zypper ref

sudo zypper in appimaged

2. Save the AppImage file from sourceforge on your computer, for 
exapmple in that directory:


mkdir /home/user/scribus (makes a directory with the name scribus)

or /usr/local/bin/scribus-1.5.3-linux-x86_64.AppImage

but in that directory you need root rights

3. make the srcibus appimage file executable

chmod u+x /home/user/scribus/scribus-1.5.3-linux-x86_64.AppImage

4. You can start srcibus from the command line with


5. Or you can make a .desktop file as a desktop icon (in KDE) Here is an 

Create a .desktop file with vi

vi /home/user/.local/share/applications/scribus.desktop (or in 
/usr/share/applications/ for all linux users on your computer)

In VI press „i“ for insert and than copy that below with „ctrl + c“ and 
insert with „ctrl + shift + v“

[Desktop Entry]








Exit the insert mode with „ESC“

then type :wq!

You can download a scribus picture from Google and save it to the 
scribus directory.

Please don’t forget to re login in KDE.

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