Scribus 1.4.4 is an open-source publishing application. Here's how you can install it in Linux Mint 17.
1. Open a terminal window.
2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/apps
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install scribus
3. Use this command to remove Scribus:
sudo apt-get remove scribus
According to Linux G:
Scribus is an open-source multiplatform publishing programm, working on Linux, BSD, Solaris, Mac OS X, Windows and others. It provides an intuitive, user-friendly interface, allowing users to easily publish their work.More at Linux G
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