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by paulgrahamraven
Thu Oct 25, 2012 10:25 am
Forum: Scrivener on Linux (Unofficial)
Topic: 1.2.6 Scrivener for Linux Released (NOT LATEST)
Replies: 67
Views: 31780

Re: 1.2.6 Scrivener for Linux RELEASED

Bwdjai wrote:If anyone has any ideas I am open to try them.............


See if what I did works for you:

  • Install xcfe (sudo apt-get install xcfe4)
  • Reboot machine
  • Choose xfce session at login
  • Try Scrivener

Works for me, even if still broken in KDE... :)
by paulgrahamraven
Wed Oct 24, 2012 10:02 pm
Forum: Scrivener on Linux (Unofficial)
Topic: 1.2.6 Scrivener for Linux Released (NOT LATEST)
Replies: 67
Views: 31780

Re: 1.2.6 Scrivener for Linux RELEASED

Well, here's a how-de-do; just been trying to install Linux Scriv on an old laptop running 32bit Kubuntu 12.04.1 LTS, a fresh install thereof. Even before installing Scriv, there's some weirdness with crash reports that don't tell you what they're reporting on, or why; a glimpse at the Kubuntu forum...
by paulgrahamraven
Thu Aug 02, 2012 5:42 pm
Forum: Scrivener on Linux (Unofficial)
Topic: 1.2.5 Scrivener for Linux RELEASED
Replies: 56
Views: 13798

Re: 1.2.5 Scrivener for Linux RELEASED

Thanks guys, you're freakin' heroes. Working fine on 64bit Lucid. ... how did you get the spell checker to work on 64 bit Lucid? Whenever I try to install the 32 bit aspell libraries, Lucid wants to remove roughly 80% of my desktop. Ah, sorry, my bad - I didn't bother trying to get spellcheck worki...
by paulgrahamraven
Wed Aug 01, 2012 9:42 am
Forum: Scrivener on Linux (Unofficial)
Topic: 1.2.5 Scrivener for Linux RELEASED
Replies: 56
Views: 13798

Re: 1.2.5 Scrivener for Linux RELEASED

Thanks guys, you're freakin' heroes. Working fine on 64bit Lucid.

magicfingers, was the previous beta working for you, and did you install using the --force-architecture argument?
by paulgrahamraven
Tue Jul 31, 2012 2:46 pm
Forum: Scrivener on Linux (Unofficial)
Topic: 1.2.1 BETA for Linux Imminent
Replies: 52
Views: 11264

Re: 1.2.1 BETA for Linux Imminent

Hey Keith; Thanks for the update! Though I have to say I don't think you you should be in a position where you're obliged to apologise too much, here; it's very clear at all points that Scr. for Linux is in Beta, and isn't fully supported, and that this is why it's free-to-air at present. It says a ...