Unable to launch Scrivener on Linux Ubuntu Studio 16.10 64 bit

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Prasad
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Wed Apr 19, 2017 1:19 pm Post

Hi, I have an Ubuntu Studio 16.10 64 bit and although the download and install of Scrivener 64 bit 1.9.01 went well, I can see the scrivener icon in the list of Softwares. Clicking on it does not launch Scrivener. Also upon entering the command "which scrivener" i got the location as /usr/bin/scrivener. What should I do?

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Thu Apr 20, 2017 1:41 pm Post

Scrivener only works untill 16.04 LTS version : viewtopic.php?f=33&t=36492

We have a year ton find a new solution.
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Wed May 31, 2017 2:52 pm Post

Not entirely true. I have scrivener running under Ubuntu 17.04. But you have to manually install some older libraries.

Specifically
* libpng12-0:
https://packages.ubuntu.com/xenial/amd6 ... 0/download
* libgstreamer-0.10-0:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gstreamer0.10
* libgstreamer-plugins-base0.10-0-dev:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gs ... .10/+index

(trying to install the base package for gstreamer will give you the dependencies you need, download and install with sudo dpkg -i where needed).

It starts, but doesn't close properly. Nothing is guaranteed.

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Tue Jun 13, 2017 2:29 am Post

bones wrote:Not entirely true. I have scrivener running under Ubuntu 17.04. But you have to manually install some older libraries.
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It starts, but doesn't close properly. Nothing is guaranteed.


Isn't that the truth! Anyone into linux/POSIX since the beginning is used to that, though! We'd rather show up to the airport with a bag of tools & build our own airplane at the gate! :)

My beefy laptop is on Ubuntu 16.04, and I run lots of win VMs, still would be nice to run natively, especially if I could share docs/books/manuscripts between them all. I own the Windows version.

Hoping this progresses, though I have to imagine there is no financial motivation to do so... :(
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