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LinuxDevCenter: Scribus: Open Source Desktop Publishing

Sep 08, 2004, 09:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Howard Wen)

"Sometimes putting words to paper requires more than just a word processor. For designing and publishing newsletters, magazines, catalogs, and other printed pages that feature fonts (and graphics, photographs, or other images), a page layout application works best. Scribus is such a solution for Linux. While there are other desktop publishing (DTP) applications for Linux, based mostly on TeX and LaTex, Scribus sports a friendlier user interface and more features. In fact, it has evolved into a worthy competitor to the print industry's premier layout programs for the PC and Mac: PageMaker and QuarkXPress. Its development has also helped to advance the use of font typefaces and color management on Linux..."

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