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August 11th, 2008, 01:24 PM
Can anyone recommend a non-scribus Desktop Publisher Program?

I have tried and tried with Scribus, but it crashes, it won't use the set printer margins and it cannot handle fonts like beatnik.

IT is just too-unstable and unpredicatable for my work...

any ideas?

August 11th, 2008, 02:51 PM
The tried and true publishing software for Linux/Unix is TeX. My sister uses it all the time to publish academic papers. It has a learning curve but it is supposed to be the best. I think TeX Live and LaTeX are some of the good versions of TeX.

August 11th, 2008, 03:04 PM
Latex is not really DTP, but it is great for publishing papers. There is not really an alternative for Scribus. I believe there are some commercial DTP such as Pagestream which have Linux versions.

August 11th, 2008, 03:15 PM
I think I might run Serif Pageplus X2 in Vbox, I use Vbox for one or two apps I can't get running in Hardy. I can't get it to run in Wine, which is a shame because it is really good software.

Never mind....