[ubuntu-studio-users] Installing Scrivener

Tommy Tolson healinghawk at anvilcom.com
Fri Jan 10 16:19:37 UTC 2014

That sounds like for sure what it probably is, Steven.
Debi Package Installer said all dependencies were resolved, as I recall.
I'll install the 32-bit libraries and see what happens.


On 01/10/2014 09:51 AM, Steven Grace wrote:
>> On 01/08/2014 04:42 AM, Jimmy Sjölund wrote:
>>> On Wed, Jan 8, 2014 at 6:49 AM, Tommy Tolson
>>> <healinghawk at anvilcom.com <mailto:healinghawk at anvilcom.com>>
>>> wrote:
>>> We're having a bit of a miscommunication, I'm afraid. I would like
>>> to get Scrivener for Linux to run on Ubuntu Studio. So I'm
>>> interested in finding out how to properly install Scrivener for
>>> Linux on Ubuntu Studio. Can that happen? Thanks again.
>>> Smiles. Tommy
>>> Ok, so after reading some more of the conversation at the Scrivener
>>>  forum it suggested there are some issues with QT and 64 vs 32 bit.
>>> I could not get it to run in my Ubuntu Studio 14.04 64-bit, however
>>> when running the installation on my Ubuntu Studio 14.04 32-bit it
>>> runs just fine.
>>> I suppose you have a 64 bit installation of Ubuntu Studio?
> On 01/10/2014 05:52 AM, Tommy Tolson wrote:
>> Yeah, I finally decided that's what it is, too.  It does still work
>> on the 12.04LTS machine, but not on the Studio machine. I guess that
>> 12.04 LTS will run 32-bit apps. Both my currently operating machines
>> are AMD64.  The 12.04LTS is 64-bit.  I don't know.  Confusing. But a
>> lot about Ubuntu is confusing, after working on Macs for a few
>> years. Thanks for the response.  I'm checking out some alternatives.
>> Calligra Author is my goal, now, in Calligra Office 2.8, the beta.
>> Switching from Gnome to KDE was more involved than I thought. Studio
>> is neither of the above, isn't it?  The adventure continues. Thanks
>> again.
> Since you're trying to run 32-bit software on a 64-bit machine, the 
> problem may be that you don't have the 32-bit libraries that Scrivener 
> needs. Does it indicate its dependencies? In any case, you might try 
> installing package "ia32-libs" from the repository; it contains many 
> of the most commonly used 32-bit libraries.

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