How to debug for reporting
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When you fill a bug about a crash, most of the time it is very helpfull if you can attach a backtrace from a debugger.
This Howto tells you how to get this informations.
If the crash happens on a Linux (or generally on a unix machine with the GNU gcc) you can use gdb</gdb>.
You have to first load scribus in a new gdb session, launch scribus and -- after scribus has crashed -- get some informations from it:
$ gdb scribus $ run ... error reporting ... $ bt ... full backtracking informations