Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 257901
Install at least one font package
Last modified: 2009-07-14 10:03:16 EDT
A common problem on X-less server installs is that after installing pango or Qt
stack, no font packages are installed and so trying to run pango-using apps
fails. Solution is to make sure at least one (Latin) font package is installed.
I suggest making fontconfig Require: fonts-latin and make bitstream-vera-fonts,
dejavu-fonts, etc all Provide: fonts-latin.
One may be tempted to make all font packages Provide: fonts and just Require:
fonts. That would just increase the chance of being left out on a system with
no Latin fonts and so missing the problem again.
*** Bug 438006 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
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