[scribus] fontmatrix makes firefox go gah gah

Christoph Schäfer 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.
> cheers,
> dwain

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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