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How to install Scribus 1.4 alongside 1.5 on Kubuntu 22.04?

I few months ago I upgraded my system from Kubuntu 18.04 (Bionic) to Kubuntu 22.04 (Jammy). My old ~ is still accessible. In Bionic I was using Scribus 1.4.6 for one of my personal projects. Jammy ...
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Rotate pdf pages using Scribus

Using Ubuntu 22.04LTS on various machines (Desktop / Laptop). I use Scribus to do basic editing in pdf files (eg inserting signature, or text as text boxes). When I'm sent a pdf that's malrotated, I ...
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How to get dark mode for Scribus?

Running Scribus 1.5.8 on Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS/x86_64-pc-linux-gnu (64-bit). Scribus is installed using apt. As you can see below, for some reason I have no dark mode/theme option. This is my laptop; ...
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How to customise invitation card with people names?

My question is very large, and I'm not sure if I should have put it here or on super-user, or else where, but I ask here as I'm using Ubuntu :) It happen frequently that I need to create various ...
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Need detailed instructions to install Scribus 1.5.5 from tar.xz to Ubuntu 18.04

Yes, This is the dev version. Need to open & edit old .pub files. I have looked at several how to install from tar.xz,gz,etc - all just confusing. Have downloaded the tar.xz and extracted the ...
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How do I install Scribus stable release?

Scribus installation guide for Ubuntu says that «the packages from the Debian and Ubuntu repositories are the standard way to obtain Scribus» and the download page says that the current stable version ...
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Scribus 1.5.5 shows only English (US) spell checker

From Scribus 1.4.2 on, Scribus should find previously installed dictionaries while installing and be able to use them. With version 1.5.5 from the repository this doesn't seem to work. Although ...
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Scribus property window doesn't move expectedly

My system is Ubuntu 20.04. I'm trying to learn how to use Scribus. I realized that some property windows make the main document grayed out. That's all good, but when I try to move the floating ...
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scribus interface do not scale correctly on ubuntu budgie 18.04

I just installed ubuntu budgie 18.04 on my new computer. I installed the set of tools that I use on my linux workstations including krita (via appimage), blender (with the files from, ...
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How to Install Scribus 1.5.3/4 on Ubuntu 18

I need to know the installation procedures for this version of Scribus (which is a Devel. Version) on UBUNTU 18, because it supports arabic. I have already visited the website, and downloaded ppa over ...
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Is it possible to use the Greek keyboard layout in Scribus?

I typically have my keyboard set up to use multiple alphabets, toggling with alt+shift; I use American English and Greek most frequently, followed by occasionally Japanese with Anthy, and occasionally ...
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Error Installing Scribus on Ubuntu 17.04 [closed]

I'm trying to install the current Scribus 1.5.x branch (scribus-ng) on Kubuntu 17.04. I've seen the following in several places, but I can't get it to work: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:scribus/ppa ...
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How/Can i flip/rotate a page 90° in Scribus

i am currently using Scribus to make a scientific poster. I wanted to design it horizontally (so the long sides are North an South and the short ones E&W). I couldnt find anything about it in www ...
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Scribus: PDF document seems different than in Ubuntu Document Viewer

I've opened a PDF file with Scribus but it seems quite different then it seems in the Ubuntu Document Viewer. Should I export the file to some other format if I want to edit the files content ...
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Install Scribus 1.5 On Ubuntu 16.04

Can someone outline how to install Scribus on Ubuntu 16.04
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URL to Complete list of native- & web apps for Ubuntu tablet version on BQ M10

Where van I find the complete list of native- and web apps yhat operational on Ubuntu tablet (BQ M10 tablet)? I'm especially interested in professional graphical applications like Scribus, Inkscape, ...
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Install Scribus 1.5 On Ubuntu 14.10

All HOWTOs I found how to install scribus 1.5 are only for Ubuntu 14.04 or 15.04, but on 14.10 I cannot find the package scribus-trunk in the ppa: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:scribus/ppa sudo apt-get ...
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Is there a paper design software for ubuntu?

Or what would you use for a such task ? Scribus ? I wish to experiment with a new kind of music notation wich I'm developing and I need to have a customized sheet paper.
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How can I drag & Drop a JPG-File into Scribus?

If I try to drag&drop a JPG (or other Graphic file) from Nautilus via the Unity Dash into Scribus, the Dash symbol’s are "grayed" and only some App's are usable but not Scribus. How can I make ...
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Scribus has no Spell check

There is no spell check in Scribus 1.4.0 and 1.4.1 on Ubuntu 12.04. Also tried installing aspell still no spell check. It does not appear at the end of the item menu. How do you get Scribus to ...
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How do I open a .tar.gz magazine file to edit with Scribus?

I downloaded a tar.gz file from Translate Full Circle for translating this magazine in my native language, but i can't open it on Scribus(the software to edit any text files) please help me i really ...
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Unable to use "embed PDF & EPS (experimental)" option in Scribus 1.4.1

I am planning to use Scribus for the preparation of scientific posters. I especially like the LaTeX frame option that Scribus has, which let's me use Latex directly in the poster. However, when I ...
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