[scribus] Problems installing on Mac

Craig Bradney cbradney at scribus.info
Tue Jan 19 07:53:11 UTC 2021

Please go into system security preferences and you will likely have a message there asking you to allow Scribus to run. 


> On 19 Jan 2021, at 00:27, Gregory Pittman <gpittman at iglou.com> wrote:
> 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:
> https://wiki.scribus.net/canvas/OS_X_-_Installing_Scribus_on_your_Mac_the_easy_way
> If that doesn't help there will surely be a Mac user to answer your question more specifically.
> Greg
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