Date: Sat Apr 13 2002 - 15:49:36 EDT
Yes it's RedHat, although Skipjack beta2.
And I use the i686-0.99.5 (+ fonts) RPM's from Savannah.
Even if I run from command-line mode, I get no error message output before AbiWord is closed (except for the gtk-messages as described before).
> Dnia sob 13. kwiecień 2002 12:56, email@example.com napisał:
> I'm really not shure if I can help you, but please say first what distrib
> are you on (RedHat?) and did you installed AW from the sources or from
> *rpm package? I guess from rpm, true?
> After I get this info will try to find a solution for you.
> > Hello!
> > I would appreciate some help with this.
> > I can't start AbiWord.
> > I guess it has something to do with environment or search paths,
> > but I'm not really good at this.
> > At the moment, I have uninstall and then reinstall Abi each time I want
> > to start it. After that it works till I reboot. Then it's the same
> > again.
> > Andy
> > This is the previous message:
> > -----------------------------
> > First time I start Abi I only get the "could not add it's typefaces to
> > the X font path". That's all, I just have to press OK and everything
> > works OK from then. However I do indeed have the > load "type1" <
> > string included in the /etc/X11/XF86config-4 file. I run the I run the
> > command $ /usr/sbin/chkfontpath -a /usr/share/AbiSuite/fonts and it
> > says something like "it's already there".
> > After reboot though, when starting AbiWord I get the message: "could
> > not find any local fonts files in the font path". Then it says I should
> > start Abi through a script rather that executing the binary directly.
> > If so, where's that script file? Anyway, it says that the current font
> > path is /usr/share/AbiSuite/fonts/ - isn't that the correct one? And
> > when I list that dir, there are plenty of fonts there. However, this
> > time I run the command $ /usr/sbin/chkfontpath -a
> > /usr/share/AbiSuite/fonts it says: "chkfontpath: error opening
> > /usr/share/AbiSuite/fonts/fonts.dir" What does that mean? Is there
> > supoosed to be a file there called "fonts.dir"? How do I create it?
> > Third time I try to open AbiWord, I get both these two messages. When I
> > have clicked OK on both of them, nothing more happens. So now I can't
> > start AbiWord. I would appreciate some guidance. I have looked in the
> > user-list and the how-to, but I can't understand what to do.
> > Thanks!
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