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clanlaw at googlemail.com
Sun Aug 26 20:33:46 UTC 2012
On 26 August 2012 19:13, Bill Stanley <bstanle at wowway.com> wrote:
> I want to install some software but I am finding that of the software in the
> Ubuntu Software center (USC) is horribly out of date. For example, the
> Scribus desktop publishing program on USC is version 18.104.22.168svn. Since I
> use it on other computers, Scribus is now at version 1.4.1. It is available
> on the Mint Software Repository and I would like to download it from there.
> I assume that since Mint and Ubuntu are so close, there will be few problems
> using either software repository. I have several questions.
scribus is at 1.4.0 in Ubuntu 12.04. Alternatively if you add the ppa
at https://launchpad.net/~scribus/+archive/ppa it appears you can get
Often searching for a ppa is the best way if you want the latest
version of something.
> 1. What is the address of the Ubuntu Software Repository repository? I
> would like to add that to the Mint computer software sources.
> 2. Does anybody know the address of the Mint Software Repository? I would
> like to add that to the Ubuntu computer.
> 3. What is the best way to add these repositories to the repository search
> Bill Stanley
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