Scribus is designed for flexible layout and typesetting and the ability to prepare files for professional quality image setting equipment. It can also create animated and interactive PDF presentations and forms. Example uses include writing small newspapers, brochures, newsletters, posters and books.
Installation of Scribus
The installation process of Scribus depends on the distribution of Linux/Unix that you are using. This is the case just like it is for any program you may wish to install. The following are examples for how to install Scribus on various distributions:
|Linux Distribution||Install Method|
|Slackware||Install from source, until 1.2 is part of Slackware|
|SuSE||Use Yast2 for installation, OR, |
|Other OS||Install Method|
|Mac OSX||Please refer to the Cross Platform section|
|Windows™||Please refer to the Cross Platform section|
Depending on the version of your distribution, there is the possiblity that you may need to upgrade various dependencies of Scribus and the above commands should make sure the required packages are installed.