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Re: Need DTP to replace PageMaker

Dennis G. Wicks wrote:
> No big mystery there. "Session" follows
> wix@dgwicks:~$ uname -a
> Linux dgwicks 2.6.18-4-686 #1 SMP Mon Mar 26 17:17:36 UTC 2007 i686
> GNU/Linux
> wix@dgwicks:~$ scribus-ng --help
> Floating point exception
> wix@dgwicks:~$

That's strange. On my Debian etch, scribus-ng works and I get

jw@johannes2:~$ uname -a
Linux johannes2 2.6.18-4-686 #1 SMP Mon Mar 26 17:17:36 UTC 2007 i686
jw@johannes2:~$ scribus-ng --help

Scribus, Open Source Desktop Publishing
Homepage:       http://www.scribus.net
Documentation:  http://docs.scribus.net
Wiki:           http://wiki.scribus.net
Issues:         http://bugs.scribus.net

Usage: scribus [option ... ] [file]
   -h, --help             Print help (this message) and exit
   -l, --lang             Uses xx as shortcut for a language, eg `en' or
  -la, --langs-available  List the currently installed interface languages
  -fi, --font-info        Show information on the console when fonts are
being loaded
  -ns, --no-splash        Do not show the splashscreen on startup
   -v, --version          Output version information and exit
  -sb, --swap-buttons     Use right to left dialog button ordering (eg.
Cancel/No/Yes instead of Yes/No/Cancel)
  -pr, --prefs filename   Use filename as path for user given preferences

jw@johannes2:~$ which scribus-ng
jw@johannes2:~$ dpkg -l scribus-ng
| Status=Not/Installed/Config-files/Unpacked/Failed-config/Half-installed
|/ Err?=(none)/Hold/Reinst-required/X=both-problems (Status,Err:
||/ Name              Version           Description
ii  scribus-ng    Open Source Desktop Page Layout
- developmental br

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