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Re: amaya won't start due to font problems

From: Irene Vatton <irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2003 16:14:17 +0200
To: dhoworth@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Cc: www-amaya@w3.org
Message-Id: <20030611161417.4275b8f9.irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr>

On Wed, 11 Jun 2003 10:17:40 +0100
Dave Howorth <dhoworth@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk> wrote:

> 
> On 11 Feb 2003 Dan Connolly wrote:
>  > I can't start Amaya.
> <snip>
>  > transcript:
>  > $ amaya
>  > Gdk-CRITICAL **: file gdkfont.c: line 223 (gdk_font_ref): assertion
> `font != NULL' failed.
> <snip of more failed assertions>
>  > Gdk-CRITICAL **: file gdkfont.c: line 397 (gdk_text_width_wc): 
> assertion `font != NULL' failed.
> 
> I've just installed Amaya on my Debian Woody box using the deb at
> http://www.w3.org/Amaya/Distribution/amaya_gtk-8.0-1_i386.deb
> and I'm seeing the same problem (except the line numbers are different - 
> 220 & 394 now - full log below, also the result of the ldd check).
> 
> There don't seem to be any replies to Dan's message.  Can anybody 
> suggest how to solve the problem, or where to look for more information? 
> Dan, did you ever get it to work?
> 
> Thanks and regards
> -- 
> Dave Howorth
> MRC Centre for Protein Engineering
> Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 2QH
> 01223 252960

It seems that Amaya tries to load uninstalled fonts.
Could you first check you installed TrueType fonts Debian packages.

     Irene.
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