[scribus] New member - Quit on start up
akroiter at tpg.com.au
Mon Jul 14 15:10:33 CEST 2008
I had similar issues to the OP and have gained knowledge from this
thread - thanks!
I've got 2 Macs - one a G4 running Leopard with 768mb RAM and the
other a MacBook running Leopard, with 4gb RAM. What version of Scribus
do you recommend that I run? For file compatibility, does it need to
be the same version on both machines?
Thanks for your help.
On 11/07/2008, at 5:46 AM, Martin Costabel wrote:
> Brandy Evans Buckingham wrote:
>>> Anyway, is installing scribus-1.3.4 really a good idea? There are
>>> of messages on this list explaining why not.
>> What version would you recommend? Can you give me a link to it?
>> As I posted earlier, I cannot find 22.214.171.124 or 12 for OS X anywhere
>> sourceforge. The links on the scribus page do not work.
>> I've used 126.96.36.199 and 1.3.4 now and although 1.3.4 is slightly
>> less slow,
>> they are both extremely buggy and incredibly slow. I'd love to try
>> a newer version.
> Well, I am hesitating.
> On one hand, I am the maintainer for scribus in Fink, so I could
> recommend to install Fink. Once Fink is installed and configured, you
> simply say "fink install scribus-aqua" and wait until it finishes, and
> then you will have scribus-aqua-188.8.131.52.
> On the other hand, this is the "New member" thread, and IIRC you have
> only 512MB of memory. Installing Fink requires some familiarity with
> Unix side of MacOS, and since "fink install" means that scribus and
> its prerequisites will be compiled on your machine, it will take some
> time. Fink also has precompiled binaries for scribus, but currently
> for 184.108.40.206 on MacOSX 10.5.
> If you want to try this, I can walk you through the necessary steps.
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