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Scribus 1.5.1svn available on COPR repository

After several trials rebuilding Scribus 1.5.1 using Tom "Spot" Callaway's spec file, the effort and patience finally paid off. The rpm version successfully compiled (I had to disable the devel package due to some odd built issue I have yet to find out) and is now available for Fedora 22, 23 and Rawhide under COPR repository.

The reason for usinig the latest development version is mainly due to features not found on stable release which no longer cuts it:
Cleaner user interfaceBetter table implementationOrphan and widow control for better typographyAbility to open/import other desktop publisher application like Adobe InDesgin, Quark Express and Microsoft PublisherBetter import of Adobe Illustrator files...and more An interesting feature is the chat system allowing to directly contact the community which is very helpful and should be standard to the majority of application.

Download it, play with it, use it and report the issue to developers to make Scribus a better Deskto…

Plan for 24 Fedora Design Suite

Darktable is no longer available for 32-bits x86 devices since version 2.0.Calligra Krita will be available as default alongside MyPaint to match the Lab section website.Majority of features come from Fedora Workstation taking advantage of Gnome Shell technology.More tutorials. Users are welcome to add them.On technical side, the spec file uses design-suite group list for better synchronization (user can install the suite package with the command dnf install @design-suite).