How To Install Scribus 1.5.1 SVN On Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 14.04 And Derivative Systems

Scribus is an open-source multi-platform publishing program, working on Linux, BSD, Solaris, Mac OS X, Windows and others. It provides an intuitive, user-friendly interface, allowing users to easily publish their work.

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It supports professional publishing features like color separations, CMYK and spot colors, ICC color management, and versatile PDF creation.

The latest unstable version available is Scribus 1.5.1 SVN , which is from the under-development branch.

Installation instructions:

The latest versions of Scribus are available via some third party PPA, so installing the software and keeping it up to date is a piece of cake.

All you have to do is add the PPA to your system, update the local repository index and install the scribus-trunk package:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:scribus/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install scribus-trunk

Optional, to remove scribus, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove scribus-trunk

The instructions are available for Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf, Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr and derivative systems: Linux Mint 17.x and Elementary OS 0.3 Freya.

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