[Scribus] Scribus + Mandriva + network print problem.

Plinnell mrdocs
Sun Jul 22 13:51:08 CEST 2007

On Sunday 22 July 2007, Olivier FAURAX wrote:
> Anne Wilson a ?crit :
> > The printer properties button, beside the printer selected,
> > doesn't exist, so I can't change anything there.
> I don't have a printer property, too.
> > Am I missing something?  Or is this a Scribus version bug, or a
> > Mandriva packaging bug?
> I'm using Mandriva Spring too.
> Step to reproduce the bug :
> 1. Create a landscape (A4) document
> 2. put some text in the 4 corners (to understand the result)
> 3. Print it in a file (File > Print, Choose file in the list of
> printers) 4. Open it with Evince (Gnome) or Kghostview (KDE) or gv
> Expected : landscape (A4) document
> Obtained : portrait document.
> Moreover, in Evince, if you go to File > Properties, you'll see
> that the document is considered to be "Letter, paysage (216 x 279
> mm)". GV doesn't understand the paper format/orientation as it uses
> the fallback default.

Neither Evince nor gv are recommended PDF viewers for Scribus created 
PDF's. See: 

http://docs.scribus.net/index.php?lang=fr&page=pdfexport1 (French)

> Please, can someone test it on another distribution (or windows) to
> see if it is Mandriva related ? (in this case I'll do a bug report)
> Have a nice day

There are a number of issues with Mandriva's packages which I and 
others have filed bugs for:

See: http://qa.mandriva.com/buglist.cgi?quicksearch=scribus

You can try my packages for i586 for Mandriva 2007 here:

These should have all the missing dependencies as noted in:

These are snapshots of and will be updated with the latest 
svn snapshot later tonight.

You will need to manually download them and rpm -Uvh 
scribus- You may also find there are missing 
dependencies which can be installed via urpmi

Hope that helps.


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