backport inkscape from maverick to lucid

Bug #729474 reported by Scott Lavender
This bug report is a duplicate of:  Bug #844697: inkscape 0.48.2. Edit Remove
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Lucid Backports
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Scott Lavender

Bug Description

Please backport inkscape-0.48.0 from maverick to lucid.

The Ubuntu Studio team will build it, test it, and attach a debdiff.

New features added in inkscape 0.48/0.48.1:
* multipath editing
* improved text tool: subscript, superscript, numerical input for text kerning, tracking and more
* new Airbrush tool
* LaTeX export with PDF/PS/EPS
* JessyInk extension to create presentations
* numerous bugfixes
Full details at http://wiki.inkscape.org/wiki/index.php/Release_notes/0.48

Changed in lucid-backports:
status: New → In Progress
assignee: nobody → Scott Lavender (slavender)
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Scott Lavender (slavender) wrote :

inkscape-0.48.0 for lucid is available for testing: ppa:slavender/backports-testing

The Ubuntu Studio team will begin testing.

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Kaj Ailomaa (zequence) wrote :

inkscape-0.48.0 from ppa:slavender/backports-testing works for me on Lucid.

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Scott Lavender (slavender) wrote :

Installed from ppa and inkscape works in Lucid.

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Scott Kitterman (kitterman) wrote :

This has a number of rdepends. The rdepends that are not metapackages will need to be tested with the newer inkscape.

Changed in lucid-backports:
status: In Progress → Incomplete
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Alex Valavanis (valavanisalex) wrote :

Why not go for inkscape 0.48.1 (from Oneiric)? It is the current upstream stable release, and it fixes a lot of bugs in addition to all the nice new features.

description: updated
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Danny Howard (dannyman) wrote :

The PPA works fine on my amd64 10.04.3 LTS. Thanks!

-danny

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