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** [http://linuxlibertine.sourceforge.net/ LinuxLibertine] a new font under the GPL, created to replace Times/Times New Roman (TrueType). According to the developers, regulars and italics already meet professional standards, other font faces (bold, small caps, text figures, sans serif) will follow.
 
** [http://linuxlibertine.sourceforge.net/ LinuxLibertine] a new font under the GPL, created to replace Times/Times New Roman (TrueType). According to the developers, regulars and italics already meet professional standards, other font faces (bold, small caps, text figures, sans serif) will follow.
 
** Please see this [http://trends.newsforge.com/article.pl?sid=06/02/22/1821200 survey of free font licenses] for more detail on OSS font licensing.
 
** Please see this [http://trends.newsforge.com/article.pl?sid=06/02/22/1821200 survey of free font licenses] for more detail on OSS font licensing.
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** [https://www.redhat.com/promo/fonts/ Liberation font] - recently released by Red Hat to replace Microsoft Corefont set (see below), still [http://www.linux.com/article.pl?sid=07/05/16/1318240 under development and refine]
  
 
* Other freeware and shareware fonts
 
* Other freeware and shareware fonts

Revision as of 21:40, 16 June 2007

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Scribus Sites

Scribus Web Site Link Collection - 100 Plus Links for Scribus and Page Layout

  • You can check this before making more link suggestions, as they may already be there.

Official

Packages

Unofficial

Support in German

Support in French

Support in Turkish

Articles

See Press news about Scribus section for various news and articles on Scribus, including reviews and interviews with developers.

See Scribus UI Analysis for whitepapers on the user interface (UI) analysis of Scribus.

DTP Sites

DTP on Linux

DTP resources

  • DTP Principles guide (online book page) - 20 page booklet in PDF format for free
  • About.com - About.com's DTP site. Truckloads of informations on almost all aspects of DTP; also useful to learn about interesting features from other apps that deserve a smarter implementation in FOSS.
  • PDF/X und Colormanagement. A manual (116 pages) about colour management and PDF in print workflows (German). Free download.

Fonts, fonts, fonts...

Download resources

Important note from Mrdocs (maintainer of the Scribus official documentation)
Any bug reports with free fonts or issues with Scribus using free fonts will be looked at very skeptically. There are extensive warnings and notes why this can be an issue in the main docs about using free fonts because of quality/correctness issues. --Mrdocs 22:05, 19 Feb 2005 (UTC)




See also Right font 4 right purpose and Where can I get good fonts?
For Unicode fonts, check out the Unicode Font Guide For Free/Libre Open Source Operating Systems.

Typography

Font Management

Font identification

  • What The Font?! - Upload a scanned image of the font and instantly find the closest font matches in their database
  • WTF Guru Forum - Submit your scanned font to them, if the abovementioned website cannot help

Scribus templates

Printing

Tools

  • Spot – handy little (windows) spot colour utility spotted on the internet.

PDF

  • pdftk – PDF Tool Collection (merge, split, encrypt, decrypt, repair, etc.)
  • PDFjam – shell scripts to impose, concatenate and rotate PDFs

Hardware tuning for DTP

Monitor