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Old 11-01-2003, 09:24 AM   #1
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no Helvetica font (and others) in KDE 3.1.4

Hi all,

recently i ran into some troubles.
I am quiet new to linux. It is about 2 Month that i use debians release 'woody'.
Everything worked fine after some handjobs.
I upgraded KDE to the unstable version of debian. No problems.
Now i have installed the package 'kiconedit' from unstable and following happens:

apt-get install kiconedit
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
kdelibs-bin kdelibs-data kdelibs4 libarts1 libglib2.0-0 libglib2.0-dev libqt3c102-mt libxcursor1 libxml2 libxslt1
The following NEW packages will be installed:
kiconedit libxcursor1
9 packages upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 701 not upgraded.
Need to get 17.6MB of archives. After unpacking 3685kB will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n]
Get:1 unstable/main libglib2.0-dev 2.2.3-1 [393kB]
Get:2 unstable/main libglib2.0-0 2.2.3-1 [305kB]
Get:3 unstable/main libxcursor1 1.0.2-2 [19.8kB]
Get:4 unstable/main libqt3c102-mt 3:3.2.1-6 [2941kB]
Get:5 unstable/main libarts1 1.1.4-2 [1083kB]
Get:6 unstable/main libxml2 2.5.11-2 [602kB]
Get:7 unstable/main libxslt1 1.0.33-2 [162kB]
Get:8 unstable/main kdelibs4 4:3.1.4-2 [6313kB]
Get:9 unstable/main kdelibs-data 4:3.1.4-2 [5066kB]
Get:10 unstable/main kdelibs-bin 4:3.1.4-2 [598kB]
Get:11 unstable/main kiconedit 4:3.1.4-1 [122kB]
Fetched 17.6MB in 3m57s (74.2kB/s)
(Lese Datenbank ... 97916 Dateien und Verzeichnisse sind derzeit installiert.)
Vorbereiten zum Ersetzen von libglib2.0-dev 2.2.2-1 (durch .../libglib2.0-dev_2.2.3-1_i386.deb) ...
Entpacke Ersatz-libglib2.0-dev ...
Vorbereiten zum Ersetzen von libglib2.0-0 2.2.2-1 (durch .../libglib2.0-0_2.2.3-1_i386.deb) ...
Entpacke Ersatz-libglib2.0-0 ...
Wähle vormals abgewähltes Paket libxcursor1.
Entpacke libxcursor1 (aus .../libxcursor1_1.0.2-2_i386.deb) ...
Vorbereiten zum Ersetzen von libqt3c102-mt 3:3.1.1-9 (durch .../libqt3c102-mt_3%3a3.2.1-6_i386.deb) ...
Entpacke Ersatz-libqt3c102-mt ...
Vorbereiten zum Ersetzen von libarts1 1.1.3-1 (durch .../libarts1_1.1.4-2_i386.deb) ...
Entpacke Ersatz-libarts1 ...
Vorbereiten zum Ersetzen von libxml2 2.5.8-1 (durch .../libxml2_2.5.11-2_i386.deb) ...
Entpacke Ersatz-libxml2 ...
Vorbereiten zum Ersetzen von libxslt1 1.0.30-3 (durch .../libxslt1_1.0.33-2_i386.deb) ...
Entpacke Ersatz-libxslt1 ...
Vorbereiten zum Ersetzen von kdelibs4 4:3.1.3-1 (durch .../kdelibs4_4%3a3.1.4-2_i386.deb) ...
Entpacke Ersatz-kdelibs4 ...
Vorbereiten zum Ersetzen von kdelibs-data 4:3.1.3-1 (durch .../kdelibs-data_4%3a3.1.4-2_all.deb) ...
Entpacke Ersatz-kdelibs-data ...
dpkg: Fehler beim Bearbeiten von /var/cache/apt/archives/kdelibs-data_4%3a3.1.4-2_all.deb (--unpack):
versuche »/usr/share/mimelnk/application/x-cue.desktop« zu überschreiben, welches auch in Paket k3b ist
dpkg-deb: Unterprozess paste getötet mit Signal (Datenübergabe unterbrochen (broken pipe))
Vorbereiten zum Ersetzen von kdelibs-bin 4:3.1.3-1 (durch .../kdelibs-bin_4%3a3.1.4-2_i386.deb) ...
Entpacke Ersatz-kdelibs-bin ...
Wähle vormals abgewähltes Paket kiconedit.
Entpacke kiconedit (aus .../kiconedit_4%3a3.1.4-1_i386.deb) ...
Fehler traten auf beim Bearbeiten von:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

i tried to fix the problem with
dpkg --force-overwrite -i /var/cache/apt/archives/kdelibs-data_4%3a3.1.4-2_all.deb

and it worked.
But since that time i am missing some standard fonds in KDE. There is no Helvetiva font for example and everything looks realy awfully.

I tried to downgrade to the old versions, but stopped at the point where nearly every kde programm will be removed.

Can anyone help me to fix this problem with missing fonts?
Old 02-08-2004, 03:39 AM   #2
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If you still have the problem after such a long time, then post something here and I'll see if I can help or repost at . This forum doesn't exactly get huge amounts of activity, as you can tell :-) . Otherwise, this post is just to get this thread off the 0 replies list, so you don't need to reply.
Old 02-08-2004, 02:46 PM   #3
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Hi smith847be,

thanks for your reply. You're right, this forum doesn't really get huge amounts of activity...

By the way, at i have found the answer to my font problem:

Fontconfig has been upgraded and the standard local.conf has overwritten
my version. The following fc-cache run has then removed all cached bitmap fonts.
In order to solve this problem, edit /etc/fonts/local.conf and enabled the
bitmapped fonts by removing the <!-- and --> comment markers below the sentence
<!-- Uncomment below to enable bitmapped fonts --> then, as root, rerun the
command 'fc-cache -fv' to recreate the font cache. Programs can now be
restarted to use the proper fonts.
Old 02-08-2004, 03:04 PM   #4
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good, glad it's fixed. Yeah, that problem did look weird. Apt-get is a great tool but when it does rarely have problems they can be a pain.


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