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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 18:27:17 +0200
To: dhoworth@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Cc: www-amaya@w3.org
Message-Id: <20030611182717.2af0319a.irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr>

On Wed, 11 Jun 2003 16:05:51 +0100
Dave Howorth <dhoworth@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk> wrote:

> 
> Irene Vatton wrote:
> > It seems that Amaya tries to load uninstalled fonts.
> > Could you first check you installed TrueType fonts Debian packages.
> 
> Hi Irene,
> 
> I'm not sure exactly which Debian packages you're thinking of.
> 
> I have the luxi fonts that appear in /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TTF/ and I 
> have a set of Microsoft fonts in /usr/local/share/fonts/ttfonts. 
> xfontsel can see all these fonts, so I suppose they are accessible.

That seems fine.
I suggest you create a soft link in your $HOME/.amaya/fonts.unix
to Amaya/config/fonts.unix.deb just to see if it works better.

> I confess I still don't fully understand what's going on with fonts and 
> I've yet to find some document that clearly defines how 
> Debian/Linux/XFree/etc should be set up (or why it should be so 
> difficult with each application behaving differently!)
> 
> I have looked at the Amaya font.unix config file and checked that 
> xfontsel can access at least some of the fonts listed there.
> 
> Thanks, Dave
> -- 
> Dave Howorth
> MRC Centre for Protein Engineering
> Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 2QH
> 01223 252960
> 
> 


     Irene.
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