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'''Other languages:''' [[Linkownia|Polski (pl)]]
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[[Category:Tools]][[Category:EN]]
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= Scribus Sites=
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== Official  ==
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*http://www.scribus.net — Official Scribus website
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*http://bugs.scribus.net —Scribus bug & feature request submission website
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*http://docs.scribus.net — Scribus documentation site
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*http://lists.scribus.info/mailman/listinfo/scribus — Main mailing list for the Scribus Community
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*http://lists.scribus.info/mailman/listinfo/scribus-dev — Mailing list for discussions on Scribus development. If you want to become a Scribus developer and do not know how to start, this is the right hole to jump in.
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*http://forums.scribus.net — Scribus Forums
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*irc://irc.freenode.net/#scribus — An IRC channel #scribus on freenode.net. There is usually at least one person from the core development team present there.
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*http://rants.scribus.net/ — The Scribus Developer's blog
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=== Packages ===
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* For native '''Debian/Ubuntu''' packages, please see [http://debian.scribus.net/ Scribus on Debian GNU/Linux and derivatives]
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** check out [[Scribus on Debian GNU/Linux]] for making suggestions to the page
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* For native '''Windows''' version, please see [[Win32 version of Scribus]] (or [http://windows.scribus.net windows.scribus.net]).
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* For native '''Mac OS X''' version, please see [[MacOSX version of Scribus]].
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== Unofficial==
 
== Unofficial==
* [http://jessicalwarren.com/scribus.html Scribus Beginning Scribus]
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* http://www.scribus-ece.info/ Scribus ECE - unofficial private Scribus Release with many extra features
* Thomas Zastrow's [http://www.thomas-zastrow.de/readarticle.php?article_id=42 Scribus Creations] ([http://pcpg.net/journal8pp/ScribusCreationsFr.pdf French translation]) - [http://www.thomas-zastrow.de/readarticle.php?article_id=44 Part 2]
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* [http://www.jessicalwarren.com/scribus.html Beginning Scribus] by Jessica Warren, Toby Green and Jeremy Merritt
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* Thomas Zastrow's [http://www.thomas-zastrow.de/texte.php?kat=scribus&sf=colSt.frg Scribus Creations] ([http://pcpg.net/journal8pp/ScribusCreationsFr.pdf French translation]) - [http://www.thomas-zastrow.de/texte.php?kat=scribus&sf=scp2.frg Part 2]
 
* Full Circle - Learning Scribus [http://fullcirclemagazine.org/issue-1/ 1] - [http://fullcirclemagazine.org/issue-2/ 2] - [http://fullcirclemagazine.org/issue-3/ 3] - [http://fullcirclemagazine.org/issue-4/ 4] - [http://fullcirclemagazine.org/issue-5/ 5] - [http://fullcirclemagazine.org/issue-6/ 6] - [http://fullcirclemagazine.org/issue-7/ 7] - [http://fullcirclemagazine.org/issue-8/ 8]
 
* Full Circle - Learning Scribus [http://fullcirclemagazine.org/issue-1/ 1] - [http://fullcirclemagazine.org/issue-2/ 2] - [http://fullcirclemagazine.org/issue-3/ 3] - [http://fullcirclemagazine.org/issue-4/ 4] - [http://fullcirclemagazine.org/issue-5/ 5] - [http://fullcirclemagazine.org/issue-6/ 6] - [http://fullcirclemagazine.org/issue-7/ 7] - [http://fullcirclemagazine.org/issue-8/ 8]
 
* [http://www.tuxmagazine.com/system/files/Scribus.pdf At 5,000 Feet: Using Scribus to Publish a Newsletter] - [http://www.tuxmagazine.com/node/1000225 Scribus In-Depth Tutorial]
 
* [http://www.tuxmagazine.com/system/files/Scribus.pdf At 5,000 Feet: Using Scribus to Publish a Newsletter] - [http://www.tuxmagazine.com/node/1000225 Scribus In-Depth Tutorial]
* http://search.srem.org/ – Search engine for the Scribus mailing list
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* [http://news.gmane.org/gmane.comp.graphics.scribus Read the Scribus mailling list as a newsgroup]
* [http://www.scotsworld.net/Downloads.html A short Scribus PDF manual] by Scot Blades, with PDF and SLA source materials available
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=== Support in German===
 
=== Support in German===
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=== Support in French===
 
=== Support in French===
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* [http://www.fullcirclemag.fr/?download/305 Full Circle: Numéro spécial (janvier 2014) dédié à Scribus]
 
* [http://linuxgraphic.org/forums/viewforum.php?f=20 Scribus Forum pour les francophones] – A French  Scribus forum
 
* [http://linuxgraphic.org/forums/viewforum.php?f=20 Scribus Forum pour les francophones] – A French  Scribus forum
* [http://linuxeduquebec.org/IMG/pdf/SpecialAQUOPS2006v2-2.pdf Initiation à Scribus. La mise en page à code source libre.]
 
 
* [http://ecoles.ac-rouen.fr/rouensud/informatique/logiciels_libres/docs/LL_Scribus.html Circonscription de Rouen Sud - Scribus]
 
* [http://ecoles.ac-rouen.fr/rouensud/informatique/logiciels_libres/docs/LL_Scribus.html Circonscription de Rouen Sud - Scribus]
* [http://randorous.free.fr/file/guide_1.zip Manuel Scribus]
 
* [http://www.logiciels-libres-tice.org/IMG/AideMemoireScribus.pdf Aide-mémoire Scribus]
 
 
* [http://ofset.sourceforge.net/freeduc/book/book_47.html Freeduc: Tutoriel Scribus]
 
* [http://ofset.sourceforge.net/freeduc/book/book_47.html Freeduc: Tutoriel Scribus]
  
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* [http://blog.educastur.es/sofwarelibre/category/scribus/ Aprende a utilizar Scribus]
 
* [http://blog.educastur.es/sofwarelibre/category/scribus/ Aprende a utilizar Scribus]
 
* [http://www.slideshare.net/ainara14/manual-de-scribus Manual de Scribus]
 
* [http://www.slideshare.net/ainara14/manual-de-scribus Manual de Scribus]
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* [http://www.imh.es/dokumentazio-irekia/manuales/scribus-software-libre-para-publicacion-y-maquetacion Manual de Scribus y Ejercicios]
  
 
=== Support in Italian===
 
=== Support in Italian===
* [http://www.nemoprincess.it/wordpress/software/tutorial-scribus-guida-generale.html Guida generale]
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* [http://www.nemoprincess.it/wordpress/software/tutorial-scribus-guida-generale.html Guida generale (Scribus 1.3.3.7)]
* [http://www.ciampix.net/tut_ita2p.pdf Mini guida italiano]
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* [http://www.ciampix.net/tut_ita2p.pdf Mini guida italiano (Scribus 1.3.3.6)]
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* A [http://fcmit.wordpress.com/2012/05/02/speciale-scribus/ Scribus tutorial] based on version 1.4.0 rc3, from the Italian translation team of the Full Circle magazine
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* The Italian Inkscape Forum includes a [http://inkscapeforum.it/scribus/ section about Scribus]
  
=== Support in Portugese (Brazilian)===
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=== Support in Portuguese (Brazilian)===
 
* [http://www.softwarelivre.org/downloads/Manual%20Scribus.sxw Manual]
 
* [http://www.softwarelivre.org/downloads/Manual%20Scribus.sxw Manual]
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=== Support in Czech and Slovak===
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* [http://www.scribus.cz Homepage for Czech and Slovak users]
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* [http://forum.liberix.cz/index.php?board=2.0 Scribus forum]
  
 
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See [[Scribus UI Analysis]] for whitepapers on the user interface (UI) analysis of Scribus.
 
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= DTP Sites=
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== DTP on Linux  ==
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*http://yeccoe.free.fr/ &mdash; French site on DTP on Linux (including Scribus)
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*http://www.niyam.com/content.html &mdash; Indian site on DTP and more (in English)
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*http://www.linuxgraphics.ru &mdash; Russian site on using opensource graphics applications on Linux (including Scribus)
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* [http://software.newsforge.com/software/05/03/08/1712218.shtml?tid=152&tid=131&tid=130 Looking good: Basic color management for X] &mdash; a NewsForge.net  article on the state of color management at the X windows level
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*[http://www.linux-user.de/ausgabe/2005/04/033-postscript/index.html?print=y PostScript-Dateien erzeugen und bearbeiten] &mdash; German LinuxUser magazine on using PostScript utilities (in German)
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* [http://www.linux-magazine.com/ Linux Magazine] article series: Linux for Layout
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** [http://www.linux-magazine.com/issue/49/Linux_for_Layout_Part_1_Scribus.pdf Part 1]: A Linux Newspaper &mdash; Professional layout in Linux with Scribus (PDF, free download)
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** [http://www.linux-magazine.com/issue/50/Linux_for_Layout_Part_2_Scribus.pdf Part 2]: Desktop publishing in Linux  &mdash; Professional typography and layout with Scribus (PDF, free download)
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** [http://www.linux-magazine.com/issue/51/Linux_for_Layout_Part_3_Preparing_for_Press.pdf Part 3]: Desktop publishing in Linux &mdash; Putting the finishing touches on our Scribus Linux newspaper (PDF, free download)
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* [http://create.freedesktop.org/wiki/index.php/About Create] The Create project at freedesktop.org
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== DTP resources ==
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*[http://www.drobe.co.uk/riscos/artifact1310.html DTP Principles guide] ([http://www.hallas.demon.co.uk/DTP/dtpp.htm online book page]) - 20 page booklet in PDF format for free
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*[http://desktoppub.about.com/ 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.
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*[http://www.cleverprinting.de/ratgeber2007.html PDF/X und Colormanagement]. A manual (116 pages) about colour management and PDF in print workflows (German). Free download.
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= Fonts, fonts, fonts...=
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==Download resources==
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<div style="background-color: #fee; margin: 0 1em; padding: 0 10px; border: 1px dotted #c00;">
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:'''Important note from Mrdocs (maintainer of the Scribus official documentation) '''
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::  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 [http://docs.scribus.net/index.php?lang=en&sm=setup&page=fonts2 the main docs] about using free fonts because of quality/correctness issues.  --[[User:Mrdocs|Mrdocs]] 22:05, 19 Feb 2005 (UTC)
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* DFSG (Debian Free Software Guidelines [http://www.debian.org/social_contract#guidelines]) compliant free fonts
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** [http://scripts.sil.org/cms/scripts/page.php?site_id=nrsi&item_id=Gentium Gentium Fonts] - recently re-released [http://www.scribus.org.uk/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=109 under new free license] ([http://software.newsforge.com/article.pl?sid=06/01/19/2012230 Newsforge coverage])
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** [http://www.gnome.org/fonts/ Bitstream Vera family] - The Vera font family donated to the Gnome Foundation by Bitstream
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** [http://cle.linux.org.tw/fonts/cwttf/ cwTeX TrueType 1.0] - Five sets of Traditional Chinese true type licensed under GPL, used in [http://ccms.ntu.edu.tw/~ntut019/cwtex/cwtex.html cwTeX] (a Chinese variant of LaTeX) document publishing system.
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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.
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** 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]
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* Other freeware and shareware fonts
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** [http://corefonts.sourceforge.net/ Microsoft's TrueType core fonts on linux] [http://thelinuxbox.org/files/msttcorefonts.tar.gz]
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*** Like it or not, MS corefonts, like Times New Roman, can't be ignored, simply because of they are widely used.
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** IPA and IPA Mona Japanese font
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*** Recently bundled with [http://archive.ubuntulinux.jp/ubuntu-ja/breezy/ Ubuntu-ja] Hoary and Breezy distribution (the packages are ''ipafont_1ubuntu1ja2'' and ''ipamonafont_1.0.3-0ubuntu1ja1'')
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*** There is certain dispute whether the IPA fonts are DFSG compatible, check out [http://ukai.org/b/log/debian/legal this blog] and the [https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BetterCJKSupportSpecification Ubuntu Wiki] for more info and discussions
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** http://moorstation.org/typoasis/designers/steffmann/index.htm
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** http://members.fortunecity.com/aenigmax/
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** http://www.dafont.com/en/
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** http://www.designerinaction.de/fonts/show.php?art=fonts - Free and Shareware Fonts (Pages in german)
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** http://www.fontleech.com/ - A free font blog
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** http://fonts.goldenweb.it/index_file/l/en - 20 590 TrueType fonts of mixed quality and with different licensing conditions
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** http://www.webpagepublicity.com/free-fonts-g.html 6500 TrueType fonts of mixed quality and with different licensing conditions
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** http://thelinuxbox.org/files/fonts.tar.gz - 6760 True Type fonts for free download (157.7 MB). Quality unknown.
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* Fonts from Tex User group
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**http://www.gust.org.pl/fonty/ - Polish TeX User Group font website, many useful links to well designed free fonts
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**ftp://ftp.dante.de/tex-archive/fonts/ - A collection of excellent fonts from the German TeX Users Group.
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See also [[Right font 4 right purpose]] and [[Where can I get good fonts?]]
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For Unicode fonts, check out the [http://www.unifont.org/fontguide/ Unicode Font Guide For Free/Libre Open Source Operating Systems].
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==Typography==
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*http://www.nbcs.rutgers.edu/~hedrick/typography/index.html &mdash; Typography Resources
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*http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/memoir/memman.pdf &mdash; Lots of math, but '''extremely''' useful for DTP, especially for making books.
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*http://www.typo.cz/euro/ &mdash; Your Guide to Central European Typography
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* http://store.adobe.com/type/browser/pdfs/OTGuide.pdf &mdash; OpenType User Guide for Adobe Fonts
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* http://fontforge.sourceforge.net/ &mdash; Fontforge, an open source outline font editor
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==Font Management==
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*http://www.fontmatrix.net - The most accomplished among the linux font managers
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*http://sourceforge.net/projects/hfm/ - Hamster Font Manager - appears inactive
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*http://www.gesindel.de/index.php - Fontlinge - organizes, but cannot dynamically load or unload fonts
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*http://sourceforge.net/projects/choosefont - Choosefont Font Manager
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*https://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/fontypython - Fonty Python
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==Font identification==
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*[http://www.myfonts.com/WhatTheFont/ What The Font?!] - Upload a scanned image of the font and instantly find the closest font matches in their database
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*[http://www.myfonts.com/WhatTheFont/forum/ WTF Guru Forum] - Submit your scanned font to them, if the abovementioned website cannot help
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*[http://www.identifont.com/identify.html Identifont] - Helps you to identify a font by answering a series of questions about its appearance
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=Scribus templates=
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*[http://www.scribus.net/index.php?name=Downloads&req=viewdownload&cid=5 Scribus homepage]
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*[http://kde-files.org/index.php?xcontentmode=642 KDE-files.org]
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*[http://www.scribusstuff.org/index.php?xcontentmode=642 ScribusStuff.org]
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= Printing=
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*http://www.pdfcity.com/index.htm - Free web service: checking, if your PDF is suitable for printing; PDF imposition
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=Tools=
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*[http://www.drawit.co.nz/Downloads/Spot.exe Spot] &ndash; handy little (windows) spot colour utility spotted on the internet.
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==PDF==
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*[http://www.accesspdf.com/pdftk/ pdftk] &ndash; PDF Tool Collection (merge, split, encrypt, decrypt, repair, etc.)
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*[http://www.warwick.ac.uk/go/pdfjam PDFjam] &ndash; shell scripts to impose, concatenate and rotate PDFs
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= Hardware tuning for DTP=
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==Monitor==
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*[https://www.linux.com/learn/tutorials/401102-weekend-project-tackle-color-management-on-linux Tackle Color Management on Linux] - Weekend Project (English)

Latest revision as of 20:55, 5 August 2014

Other languages: Polski (pl)

Scribus Sites

Official

Packages

Unofficial

Support in German

Support in French

Support in Spanish

Support in Italian

Support in Portuguese (Brazilian)

Support in Czech and Slovak


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
  • Identifont - Helps you to identify a font by answering a series of questions about its appearance

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