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Old 04-13-2010, 04:36 PM   #1
S.Pole
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Slackware 13: Square boxes instead of fonts in GTK


I just upgraded from Slackware 12.2 to 13 and most things seem to be working fine (with the exception of the new Amarok, which crashes).

However, in the GTK applications I use (Firefox, Gimp, Aumix), all the fonts have been replaced by square boxes.

Could anyone point me in the right direction on troubleshooting this problem? Did I miss a step or do something wrong while upgrading?
 
Old 04-13-2010, 05:55 PM   #2
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For the record I'll post the solution here.

This was solved with a reinstall of the pango package from the "l" directory on install disk 1.

No idea what happened during the initial upgrade, this worked fine.
 
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Old 04-17-2013, 02:33 PM   #3
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Thanks for this solution. I was having a similar problem except it was occurring in the 'right-click' menu for flash and the font for the Chrome interface. Other programs were probably affected. How did you figure out the solution? You saved me from a migraine, thanks again.
 
  


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