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Since short I discovered comics in digital. It actually is fun reading comics on pc.

Anyway I'm currently using Comix for my comic files (.cbr .cbz etc) Now I discovered that Comix is discontinued en MComix is taking it's place. But I don't know how to install it.

When I start MComix without installing it works perfectly But when I try to install it says something about dependencies or something. I don't get it what am i supposed to do?

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Can you add some detail to your question about what error it is? – Jorge Castro Dec 22 '11 at 4:49
If you want an alternate comic reader, you may look into But its in development – sagarchalise Dec 22 '11 at 5:10

Download the file from here.

There was one missing dependency that you'll need to install, it's python-setuptools. You can install it by running the following in a terminal:

sudo apt-get install python-setuptools

Then you will have to extract the mcomix-0.95.tar.bz2 file. Mine downloaded to the Downloads folder, so i ran:

tar -xvf ~/Downloads/mcomix-0.95.tar.bz2


cd ~/Downloads/mcomix-0.95

and then run:

sudo python install

Once that is finished you should be able to launch it by simply typing mcomix in a terminal. Once that opens up,you can visit the unity launcher (if you're using unity), thenright click on the mcomix icon and choose "Keep in Launcher"

Hope this helps!

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Add this updated Ubuntu ppa to your sources in the Software Center: and download it: sudo apt-get install mxcomix

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