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Old 12-14-2005, 03:25 PM   #1
tdunne
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mplayer crashes after awhile in Kubuntu 3.10


Guess the crashes are to be expected with breezy - also prompted with this error msg. at startup:

New_Face failed.Maybe the font path is wrong.
please supply the text file
~/.mplayer/subfont.ttf

Anybody had any success fixin' any of these issues?

Anyone running Kubuntu 3.10 had any luck with other players?
 
Old 12-14-2005, 08:17 PM   #2
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what else is new!!!
 
Old 12-14-2005, 09:20 PM   #3
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Hi,
when compiled is with --enable-menu
you have to make a link to any true type font like this
this is only an example but will work if you have luxisri.ttf installed
at this location
otherwise adjust
Code:
mkdir ~/.mplayer 
ln -sf /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TTF/luxisri.ttf  ~/.mplayer/subfont.ttf
 
  


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