Ubuntu Software Center

Ric Moore 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 Ubuntu Software center (USC) is horribly out of date.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 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
> 1.5.
> 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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