[scribus] Problems installing on Mac

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Mon Jan 18 23:26:43 UTC 2021

On 1/18/21 5:52 PM, Sue Diver wrote:
> Hi,
> I’ve been recommended to use Scribus for desktop publishing but when I attempt to download it to my Mac (running Big Sur 11.1) although the file downloads when I try to open the file I get the message 
> “Scribus” can’t be opened because Apple cannot check it for malicious software.
> This software needs to be updated. Contact the developer for more information.
> This item is on the disk image “scribus-”. Chrome downloaded this disk image today at 22:33 from sourceforge.net.
> Please could you advise what I need to do?

Hi Sue,

I'm not a Mac user but here is a link to the Wiki:


If that doesn't help there will surely be a Mac user to answer your question more specifically.


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