[scribus] Using the Appimage file version of scribus

ZASKE Martin zm at revue-gugu.org
Thu Mar 2 09:15:41 UTC 2017

I have just used my first ever AppImage last week and had similar questions.

Since I tend to make several typos in a line like this "chmod +x
scribus-1.5.2-linux-x86_64.AppImage" and since I can never remember
syntax anyway, I just right-click in some file-explorer and go
"properties" and "access rights" and click to make it executable. Same
thing as Greg was saying.

Then I double click on the AppImage file or right-click and pick "run"
and nothing happens for several seconds. Then the Scribus windows pops
up right-away, no more fancy dialogue, no configuration, just a
ready-to-work Scribus. It was rather a pleasant surprise. (This was on a
very recent OpenSuse, I believe something with 24 or 42 in its name, am



On 02.03.2017 00:57, Gregory Pittman wrote:
> On 03/01/2017 01:49 PM, scrib at wexfordpress.com wrote:
>> In my continuous serch for a 1.5.x    version that will actually work on my 
>> slackware 14,2 rig
>>  I downloaded this file:
>>    scribus-1.5.2-linux-x86_64.AppImage
>>  This is supposed to run  on any linux box.
>>  Running as root or as a user I get the same message
>>    cannot execute binary file: Exec format error
>>  How do i run this file?  Is there  program I must use?
> The first thing you have to do with an app image is make it executable,
> for example, 'chmod +x scribus-1.5.2-linux-x86_64.AppImage', then you
> should be able to run it.
> Greg
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