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Re: Problem with text rendering on Linux.

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  • Subject: [mg72898] Re: Problem with text rendering on Linux.
  • From: Robert Berger <rberger06 at sinh.us>
  • Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2007 17:21:33 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <elbih6$k7d$1@smc.vnet.net>

Hi!

ddtl schrieb:
> Hello everybody.
> 
> There is a following problem with text rendering under Linux in
> Mathematica 5.2:
> 
> Here is a screenshot after entering some text:
> 
> tinyurl.com/yggw3k
> 
> And here is a screenshot after pressing Enter:
> 
> tinyurl.com/yg9mog
> 
> What can be done to solve that problem?
> 
> ddtl.
> 

This is a MOTIF problem. Open a terminal and set the following 
environment variable with

export XLIB_SKIP_ARGB_VISUALS=1

Afterwards start Mathematica from the same terminal and it should work.

Kindly regards,
Robert.


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