Grub versus Boot Manager

Lars Hallberg lah at
Thu Mar 17 13:00:03 UTC 2005

Joe Malin wrote:

> As far as I can tell, Scribus is a desktop-publishing/layout 
> application that does work similar to PageMaker. FrameMaker can do DTP 
> tasks, but its focus is on large document creation. For instance, most 
> of the very large Oracle 10 manuals (for instance, the SQL Reference 
> is about 1800 pages) are written in FrameMaker. I only know of one 
> other app (ArborText) that is capable of doing books of that size.

Latex/Tex handel that size on an old 386 with 4M ram, and even less 
computer power :-)

Whith Lyx it is aktuly easy to make big, butyful (but simple) books.

But I have been searching for a PageMaker type of app for fancy layout.  
One of few things I have been missing in the free world. Will take a 
look at Scribus.... Wonder if it is pakaged fo ubuntu?


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