Bug 586564 - running remote x app gives squares ([]) instead of characters
Summary: running remote x app gives squares ([]) instead of characters
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: urw-fonts
Version: 6.0
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
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Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Than Ngo
QA Contact: desktop-bugs@redhat.com
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2010-04-27 21:27 UTC by Geerten Schram
Modified: 2010-04-28 03:34 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-04-28 03:34:10 UTC
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Description Geerten Schram 2010-04-27 21:27:59 UTC
Description of problem:

Missing dependencies upon urw-fonts for (at least) the following packages:

 virt-manager
 system-config-date

When running named applications fonts show as squares ([]). Errors when running system-config-date:

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[root@rhel6beta ~]# system-config-date 
/usr/share/system-config-date/scdMainWindow.py:238: PangoWarning: failed to choose a font, expect ugly output. engine-type='PangoRenderFc', script='common'
  self.xml = gtk.glade.XML ("/usr/share/system-config-date/system-config-date.glade", domain="system-config-date")
/usr/share/system-config-date/timezone_map_gui.py:314: PangoWarning: failed to choose a font, expect ugly output. engine-type='PangoRenderFc', script='latin'
  weight=pango.WEIGHT_BOLD)
----

After installing urw-fonts all characters are human readable.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:

always


Steps to Reproduce:
1. install minimal
2. install vir-manager + groupinstall X Windows
3. run virt-manager
  
Actual results:
[]

Expected results:
[a-zA-Z]

Additional info:

Installing urw-fonts is solution.

Comment 2 RHEL Program Management 2010-04-27 23:13:22 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for
inclusion.

Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2010-04-28 03:34:10 UTC
If you need fonts, install the fonts group.


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