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I can't understand why I can't see type 1 fonts anymore on some apps and on Desktop.

I made some upgrade on my Linux Mint, but I can't find a reason. I'll explain better:

I installed these pachages:

  • pangox-compat
  • libxml2
  • libxml2.i686
  • glibc
  • glibc.i686
  • libstdc++
  • libstdc++.i686
  • libjpeg-turbo
  • libjpeg-turbo.i686
  • beecrypt.i686
  • beecrypt-devel.i686
  • Canon cndrvcups-common_3.40-1_amd64.deb
  • Canon cndrvcups-ufr2-uk_3.10-1_amd64.deb

Morevoer the Canon package had a erroneous install guide, so I added some python packages, so pip list is now (I suspect a python problem) :

apt-xapian-index (0.45)
apturl (0.4.1ubuntu4)
argparse (1.2.1)
BeautifulSoup (3.2.1)
ccsm (0.9.11.3)
chardet (2.0.1)
colorama (0.2.5)
command-not-found (0.3)
compizconfig-python (0.9.11.3)
configglue (1.1.2)
configobj (4.7.2)
debtagshw (0.1)
defer (1.0.6)
dirspec (13.10)
dnspython (1.11.1)
duplicity (0.6.23)
feedparser (5.1.3)
html5lib (0.999)
httplib2 (0.8)
lockfile (0.8)
lxml (3.3.3)
Mako (0.9.1)
MarkupSafe (0.18)
matplotlib (1.3.1)
nemo-emblems (0.0.1)
numpy (1.8.2)
oauthlib (0.6.1)
oneconf (0.3.7.14.04.1)
PAM (0.4.2)
paramiko (1.10.1)
pexpect (3.1)
Pillow (2.3.0)
pip (1.5.4)
piston-mini-client (0.7.5)
Pivy (0.5.0)
ply (3.4)
protobuf (2.5.0)
pycollada (0.4)
pycrypto (2.6.1)
pycups (1.9.66)
pycurl (7.19.3)
pygobject (3.12.0)
pygpgme (0.3)
pyinotify (0.9.4)
pyOpenSSL (0.13)
pyparsing (2.0.1)
pyserial (2.6)
pysmbc (1.0.14.1)
python-apt (0.9.3.5ubuntu2)
python-dateutil (1.5)
python-debian (0.1.21-nmu2ubuntu2)
python-xlib (0.14)
pytz (2012c)
pyxdg (0.25)
reportlab (3.0)
requests (2.2.1)
sessioninstaller (0.0.0)
setuptools (3.3)
six (1.5.2)
system-service (0.1.6)
Twisted-Core (13.2.0)
Twisted-Names (13.2.0)
Twisted-Web (13.2.0)
urllib3 (1.7.1)
uTidylib (0.2)
wsgiref (0.1.2)
zenmap (6.40)
zope.interface (4.0.5)

and my pip3 list is:

apt-clone (0.2.1)
Brlapi (0.6.1)
chardet (2.2.1)
colorama (0.2.5)
command-not-found (0.3)
defer (1.0.6)
dirspec (13.10)
html5lib (0.999)
httplib2 (0.8)
language-selector (0.1)
louis (2.5.3)
lxml (3.3.3)
nbconvert (4.2.0)
oauthlib (0.6.1)
oneconf (0.3.7.14.04.1)
pexpect (3.1)
Pillow (2.3.0)
pip (1.5.4)
piston-mini-client (0.7.5)
pycrypto (2.6.1)
pycurl (7.19.3)
pyflakes (1.3.0)
Pygments (2.1.3)
pygobject (3.12.0)
PyICU (1.5)
python-apt (0.9.3.5ubuntu2)
python-debian (0.1.21-nmu2ubuntu2)
pyxdg (0.25)
QtAwesome (0.3.3)
reportlab (3.0)
requests (2.2.1)
setuptools (3.3)
six (1.5.2)
Sphinx (1.4.8)
spyder (3.0.0)
thin-client-config-agent (0.8)
ubuntu-drivers-common (0.0.0)
ufw (0.34-rc-0ubuntu2)
unattended-upgrades (0.1)
urllib3 (1.7.1)
virtkey (0.63.0)
xkit (0.0.0)

For example now some programs display strange and empty chars, like on that image, where the title has a weird font and the text on the white background has a lot of empty space, something that looks like square brackets:

schermata2.png

Moreover it seems that GTK applications can't show type 1 fonts anymore:

WeirdFonts.png

In the end, I really don't know what happened.

1 Answer 1

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I found on internet the solution, the problem is the pango-graphite package, removing it solved all!!!!

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