Bug 186203 - Firefox crashes with MS TTF fonts (Verdana, Times New Roman etc.)
Firefox crashes with MS TTF fonts (Verdana, Times New Roman etc.)
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: firefox (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Christopher Aillon
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Reported: 2006-03-22 03:18 EST by Michal Piotrowski
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-03-29 13:54:33 EST
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Description Michal Piotrowski 2006-03-22 03:18:24 EST
Description of problem:
After installing MS TTF fonts (Times New Roman, Courier, Arial, Verdana) Firefox
crashes when entering on many pages.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Copy earlier mentioned fonts to /usr/share/fonts/local
2. Run fc-cache /usr/share/fonts/
3. Start firefox and enter page: http://fedoranews.org
Actual results:
Firefox crashes

Expected results:
Firefox properly renders page

Additional info:
KDE applications don't have problems with these fonts. Firefox in FC4 didn't
have problems either.
Comment 1 Michal Piotrowski 2006-03-29 13:54:33 EST
I tried to more test this problem, but it don't occur now (maybe after some of
the last updates?).

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