[scribus] (OT) Fontmatrix issues

John Jason Jordan johnxj at comcast.net
Sun Nov 22 06:43:22 CET 2009

On Sat, 21 Nov 2009 20:44:07 -0800
John Jason Jordan <johnxj at comcast.net> dijo:

> I don't know of any other place to ask.
> I have spent the past several days migrating from Ubuntu Jaunty to
> Debian testing. In the process I did a lot of weeding of unneeded
> fonts. I also installed a few that I did not have previously, including
> the Larabie "straight" fonts. After seeing the Larabie fonts I
> uninstalled them. I used Synaptic package manager for both actions. In
> between I installed Fontmatrix. 
> Now Fontmatrix lists the Larabie fonts, even though they are completely
> uninstalled and not present on the computer. If I try to deactivate any
> of the fonts in Fontmatrix I get a popup that says "unable to un-link."
> Of course, it can't unlink - the file is no longer on the computer. I
> can't find any way to refresh the Fontmatrix database of installed
> fonts.
> Has anyone else encountered this? Any solutions or suggestions?

Never mind. I finally figured it out. You have to go into Service >
Check Database and delete the fonts. One at a time. Kind of slow and
tedious, but it's fixed now. Fontmatrix needs a way to refresh its
database automatically when it is launched.

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