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wayward4now at gmail.com
Mon Aug 27 03:18:43 UTC 2012
On 08/26/2012 04:33 PM, Colin Law wrote:
> 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 Ubuntu Software center (USC) is horribly out of date.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 188.8.131.52svn. 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.
I agree and I wouldn't suggest mixing Ubuntu with Mint. At some point,
you'll upgrade and find yourself running Mint. Ric
My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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