Linux Font Problem
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- Subject: [mg34878] Linux Font Problem
- From: Georg Wenig <gewe at fitzroy.tep.e-technik.tu-muenchen.de>
- Date: Tue, 11 Jun 2002 05:00:47 -0400 (EDT)
- Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com
Here, we have a workimg Mathematica installation on HP-UX. When trying
to use Mathematica remotely from a Linux machine ( SuSe 7.2 ), I get an
error message about missing fonts. I am aware of the fact that this
topic has been discussed before, here and elsewhere, but nevertheless
kindly ask for help.
I have copied the Mathematica font directories to my Linux machine as
Then I do
xset fp+ /usr/local/mathematica/SystemFiles/Fonts/Type1/
xset fp+ /usr/local/mathematica/SystemFiles/Fonts/X/
xset fp rehash.
After this procedure xlsfonts | grep math shows the 340 Mathematica
fonts and xset q demonstrates that the Font Path contains the above
directories. Additionally, I have adjusted the maximum number of fonts
So everything seems to be OK to me.
Then I log on to the UNIX machine via ssh <UNIX_machine> and redirect
the display via setenv DISPLAY <LINUX_machine>:0.0. Finally, I try to
start Mathematica, just to get the message "The Mathematica fonts are
not properly installed in your system".
What's wrong in here? Any help will be gratefully acknowledged.
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