(math related) fonts in www/firefox-22.214.171.124_1,1
perrin at apotheon.com
Thu Jul 31 21:57:08 UTC 2008
On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 03:38:11PM -0300, Joey Mingrone wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 3:13 PM, Chad Perrin <perrin at apotheon.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 11:42:39AM -0300, Joey Mingrone wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> I'm having some trouble getting firefox to display certain (math
> >> related) fonts.
> >> For example, the page for the Poisson distribution at Wikipedia
> >> (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poisson_distribution) uses, what I
> >> believe is, a lambba character (sentence with the pmf), but it shows
> >> up like this for me: http://jrm.ath.cx/misc/firefox_math_fonts.png.
> >> I've installed x11-fonts/mathfonts-4.1_5 and it seems to be working
> >> well based on my results at http://www.w3.org/Math/testsuite/. Is
> >> there anything else I'm missing?
> > Do you have the x11-fonts/webfonts port installed? That would be my
> > first guess. A second might be x11-fonts/xorg-fonts-truetype.
> The x11-fonts/webfonts did the trick. Thanks Chad.
Glad to be of help.
Chad Perrin [ content licensed PDL: http://pdl.apotheon.org ]
Peter Norvig: "Use the most natural notation available to solve the
problem, and then worry about writing an interpreter for that notation."
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