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Re: Mathematica 6.01 and openSUSE 10.3

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  • Subject: [mg82351] Re: [mg82325] Mathematica 6.01 and openSUSE 10.3
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2007 04:53:06 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
  • References: <200710170814.EAA16323@smc.vnet.net>
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I don't know whether this is relevant, but here goes:  From time to time 
I had the same problem under Windows, and it was always due to a font 
problem.  (On Windows, I was using Adobe Type Manager, and somehow 
whenever I installed a new version of Mathematica, it didn't recognize 
where the fonts were; and the solution was always to uninstall the 
existing Mathematica fonts, then copy the Mathematica fonts from within 
the Mathematica SystemFiles subtree to the normal place for font files.)

Luis wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> 
> I'm having a problem trying to open Mathematica 6 on a notebook (intel
> core duo) running Linux openSUSE 10.3 .  The kernel runs well, but
> when trying to open the FrontEnd it crashes right away and Mathematica
> shows the following startup error:
> 
> " An error has occurred while Mathematica was starting up.
> Mathematica may not function properly until this problem is resolved.
> You may choose to continue anyway, but you could encounter additional
> problem. "
> 
> If I don't quit it there and decide to continue then everything is
> unreadable and the FrontEnd refuses to close.
> 
> Has anyone encounter the same problem?  Does anyone know how to solve
> it?
> 
> 
> Luis
> 
> 

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