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Re: [Linux] A Mathematica Fonts problem

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  • Subject: [mg23504] Re: [Linux] A Mathematica Fonts problem
  • From: paulh at wolfram.com (P.J. Hinton)
  • Date: Tue, 16 May 2000 02:44:52 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: "Wolfram Research, Inc."
  • References: <8fn4l2$a0t@smc.vnet.net>
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In article <8fn4l2$a0t at smc.vnet.net>,
 Shu-Ju Tu <sjtu at plato.physics.purdue.edu> writes:

> I updated Redhat Linux from 6.0 to 6.2 and Mathematica complains
> 
> "Mathematica fonts are not properly installed in this system".
> 
> I did type
> 
> xset fp+ /usr/local/mathematica/SystemFiles/Fonts/Type1
> 
> xset fp+ /usr/local/mathematica/SystemFiles/Fonts/X
> 
> xset rehash
> 
> But still has the same error message.
> 
> What Should I do at this point? Please email me for your help. 
> 
> (I don't have any problems before I upgrated to 6.2.)

My guess is that your Red Hat installation choices led to the X
font server including Cyrillic fonts on your font path.  To make
sure, see this FAQ.

http://support.wolfram.com/Systems/Unix/Linux/FE/FontErrorsLinux.html

If that is the case, then removing the Cyrillic font directory 
and restarting the font server should fix the problem.

If your experiences tell you otherwise, please do not hesitate
to contact Wolfram Research Techincal Support:

http://www.wolfram.com/services/techsupport/contact.html
http://www.wolfram.com/services/techsupport/Hints.html

-- 
P.J. Hinton
Mathematica Programming Group           paulh at wolfram.com
Wolfram Research, Inc.
Disclaimer: Opinions expressed herein are those of the author alone.


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