nigel at rmk.co.il
Mon Jul 14 17:00:14 CEST 2008
Craig Ringer wrote:
> Julian Robbins wrote:
>> I think your problem is the same as I had. In debian/ubuntu that one of
>> the reqd cms libs isnt pulled in at the time. You may want to check that
>> the suggests or recommends packages are also installed.
> That's pretty weird. Scribus should not even launch if liblcms is linked
> to the executable but not installed. It doesn't dlopen() it later or
> otherwise handle it being missing.
> I've just checked the Ubuntu 8.10 Scribus package and it does list
> "liblcms1" in the dependency list. So it really should be installed
> automatically along with Scribus.
> Maybe an update was pulled in when you ran "apt-get install liblcms1",
> so it was actually already installed? I'm pretty sure there was an lcms
> update in Ubuntu recently, so that's probably it.
>> Additional -> I've just checked in Synaptic and you also also need the
>> iccprofiles package, which doesnt get pulled in by Scribus/littlecms by
>> the look of it.
> Yep, and without this it'll still run. Missing required ICC profiles are
> the most likely cause of this problem.
> I think hiding the UI when profiles aren't found is a real usability
> issue, and it seems to cause a fair bit of confusion.
> The icc-profiles package is in Ubuntu Multiverse. This may not be
> enabled by default; I'm not sure. If it's not, you can probably enable
> it using the GUI package manager. Others who use the GUI might be able
> to offer more detailed instructions.
> Craig Ringer
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I just installed Scribus-ng from the Ubuntu repos - and - it also has the same problems as the
regular Scribus - no ICC Profiles :-(
Perhaps I will download and manually install the source tarball ...... mmm
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