"Scribus is an open source application for desktop
publishing. The Scribus Project was started in 2001 and has gained
great popularity, support, and won several awards since its
inception. The fact that it is available for just about every
operating system is just one of the features that sets it apart
from its commercial competitors. Let’s take a look at how to
set it up and make it work…
"01 Getting Scribus
"Scribus is available for several operating systems such as
Windows, Mac and Linux. There are a number of ways by which you can
get Scribus. You can either download a ready-to-install binary
version of a stable release for your operating system, or you can
download and compile the latest build, referred to as the
‘nightly build’. It is recommended that you use the
second option. Download the latest version you want from here.
"02 Installing bleeding edge Scribus the simple way
" A simple way of installing Scribus on Linux is using your
distro’s package manager. Use YUM for Red Hat Linux or Fedora
machines, and apt-get for Ubuntu or Debian. On our Ubuntu machine
we ran the command:"
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