[scribus] fontmatrix makes firefox go gah gah
christoph-schaefer at gmx.de
Mon Oct 19 07:15:10 CEST 2009
Am Montag, 19. Oktober 2009 06:58:55 schrieb dwain:
> i'm trying very hard to make linux my production machine. i have many
> fonts that i would like to install. i hope not to begin a flame war and i
> understand the sentiments of using ubuntu of some on this list, but
> whenever i install fontmatrix (version included with jaunty), firefox does
> not display text.
> i know this because since reinstalling ubuntu and not fontmatrix i have not
> had this problem. i have read on the list that the version in jaunty is
> pretty buggy. is there another fontmanager that is available that is not
> so buggy and wont make the text disappear in firefox? coming from windows,
> i would like to have a gui.
> i have looked at defoma and find it difficult. i wouldn't even know how to
> begin to install additional fonts and don't know if it will accept otf and
> ps fonts.
> being still a novice to linux, i would appreciate any help.
I hate to say it, but this looks like another *buntu casualty to me.
My advice: Stay away from *buntu if you want to do some serious work with
Qt/KDE programs. At least for the time being.
There are better distros out there.
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