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Scribus AppImages are scribus 1.5svn daily build and packaged archives by Travis CE, runnable on most or all linux OS.

Latest version's link can be found on

Download, make executable, run...

Sometimes it runs fine, sometime it doesnt.

Török shares how to improve this :

I have three different Linux distributions installed on my desktop computer. Basically I use PCLinuxOS KDE, but I also installed Open SUSE and now Kubuntu. When I used to try scribus 1.5.0 (if I remember well) appimag, it worked fine. Then, after some updates it did not start, that is why I installed Open SUSE and Kubuntu, as they were told to run scribus 1.5.x smoothly. With the help of Google and after practicing with scribus.appinage, finally I worked out a method to run 1.5.2 and 1.5.3 versions from any distribution I use:

1. I made a Scribus folder in my home directory, where besides the appimage file I also made an executable file with the following content:


cd ~/Scribus

LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib64/ ./Scribus-1.5.3.svn.21360-x86_64.AppImage # here is the actual appimage filename I use

2. Even though I have a start entry in the main menu, I have to start scribus with the above executable. If not, and I run it from the start menu, or by double clicking on an .sla file, the programme freezes down, when trying to do any file operation - opening, or saving. (It seems it has problems with permissions because everything is fine when i run scribus as root).