[Scribus] Fonts on Debian (was Re: use fonts from "Xara" in

Craig Bradney cbradney
Tue Oct 18 08:24:34 CEST 2005

On Tuesday 18 October 2005 04:21, Paraplegic Racehorse wrote:
> Craig Bradney wrote:
> >On Monday 17 October 2005 23:05, Paraplegic Racehorse wrote:
> >>... it is somehow a Scribus issue.
> >>
> >>e.g. When I "apt-get install ttf-larabie-straight" the font is installed
> >>and configured correctly. So, when I select a font in OpenOffice or some
> >>other app, I see a great long list of fonts that were installed via apt.
> >>
> >>Scribus does not find these same fonts, yet Scribus uses fontconfig to
> >>build its font list, yes? So, why can it not find all my fonts?
> >
> >Only 1.3.x is, if it finds it when built. It will also reject fonts it
> > sees as bad, via freetype. Run "scribus --font-info" (or -fi) in a
> > terminal window and see if its rejecting those fonts.
> So, in order to get fonts installed more recently than Scribus (1.2.3,
> BTW), I should reinstall Scribus?

Sorry, I meant 1.3.x wont compile in fontconfig support if it doesnt see it 
when Scribus is built, nothing to do with installing your fonts.

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