Description of problem:
When I start gramps from a terminal, I get the following messages:
LPRDoc: Free true type fonts not found.
Microsoft true type fonts not found.
Using Gnome standard fonts.
Non-ascii characters will appear garbled in the output.
INSTALL Free true type fonts
The free fonts to which it refers are in the freefont package, which I have
installed. The problem appears to lie in /usr/share/gramps/docgen/LPRDoc.py, in
the variable _TTF_FREEFONT. It is using the wrong names for the monospaced
fonts. Instead of FreeMono Medium, Bold, Oblique, and BoldOblique, it should be
looking for "FreeMono Normal", "FreeMono Negreta", "FreeMono Cursiva", and
"FreeMono Negreta cursiva".
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install freefont
2. Run gramps
Gramps complains that it cannot find freefont.
Gramps should use freefont.
Created attachment 291646 [details]
Patch to correctly detect freefont on Fedora
Hello, I'm taking over the gramps package maintenance. Does this problem occur
with newer versions of gramps? Version 2.2.10 is the latest available upstream
- I'm working on getting it built for F-8 and F-7.
And I'm the guy who signed on to comaintain it. Yes, this problem still exists
with the upstream 2.2.10 sources. Are you okay with applying that patch?
Yeah, I think that the patch should be fine. It looks like gramps is moving to
the gtkprint APIs in v3.0 which should take care of the issue.
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