Re: Again: Linux font problem
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- Subject: [mg32025] Re: [mg32001] Again: Linux font problem
- From: "P.J. Hinton" <paulh at wolfram.com>
- Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2001 04:29:03 -0500 (EST)
- Organization: "Wolfram Research, Inc."
- Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com
On Mon, 17 Dec 2001, Harald von der Osten-Woldenburg wrote: > several days ago another user reported of this problem, now I have the > same. But I can not solve this problem, following all the suggestions. > > I have upgraded SuSE Linux 7.2 -> 7.3 and Mathematica 4.1.0 -> 4.1.2 > > xlsfonts | wc -l responds with "9205" and I have corrected the second > line in the file Specific.tr To what value did you change the setting? > In /usr/local/mathematica/SystemFiles/Fonts there are two > subdirectories: > > first directory: Type1 > second directory: X This is correct. The X directory contains bitmap fonts that cover a large range of common font sizes. The Type 1 directory contains outline fonts for sizes not covered by the bitmap fonts. > I get the Startup Warning: > "The front end could not locate a CharacterEncoding file for the > requested encoding (ISO10646-1)" Rerun the xlsfonts command and redirect the output to a file: xlsfonts > /tmp/outfile.txt Pop open this file in your favorite text editor and check to see if there are fonts with registry and encoding fields set to ISO10646 and 1 respectively. > Pressing "continue" leads to a stderr-message: > > Actions not found: delete-next-character > > which is repeated six times in this window > > pressing "close" opens another stderr-window with the same error-message > (but now: 7 times repeated). This is a known problem that is covered on both the SuSE and Mathematica FAQ pages. http://support.wolfram.com/mathematica/systems/linux/intel/deletenext.html http://sdb.suse.de/en/sdb/html/mathematica3.html -- P.J. Hinton User Interface Programmer paulh at wolfram.com Wolfram Research, Inc.