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Re: Font Viewer doesn't launch from GUI.

Post by kyphi » Sat Aug 20, 2016 5:11 pm

,,, and the location for bug reporting is here:

https://bugs.launchpad.net/linuxmint
Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon - 64bit

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Re: Font Viewer doesn't launch from GUI.

Post by palo » Sun Aug 21, 2016 5:39 am

It was my impression that the bug is not one that belongs to Mint or Cinnamon but rather Ubuntu. Would it make more sense to contribute to the existing bug report like the one referenced in my first post:
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+sour ... ug/1607937

or another:
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+sour ... ug/1606743

More reading:
http://askubuntu.com/questions/804639/f ... untu-16-04

There may be others. Maybe reporters have to be running pure Ubuntu to participate. These reports give me the impression that we have to wait for the fix to trickle to us through updates.

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Re: Font Viewer doesn't launch from GUI.

Post by ScottBouch » Mon Aug 22, 2016 5:29 am

I also have this issue, I can't in stall new fonts...

I'm the only user of this Linux Mint PC.

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Re: Font Viewer doesn't launch from GUI.

Post by palo » Mon Aug 22, 2016 7:48 am

It looks like the patch is in testing stages and the update will hit us at some point in the near future.

FWIW you can follow the trail of why the bug happened but I don't think it matters much to anyone except historical questioners.

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Re: Font Viewer doesn't launch from GUI.

Post by ScottBouch » Mon Sep 19, 2016 6:37 am

Thanks,

I have documented my workaround for manually installing fonts without the GUI here:

https://www.scottbouch.com/linux-instal ... ually.html

Cheers, Scott.

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