print/gv and Handbook ( font issue

Alejandro G. Peregrina agpe at
Thu Mar 8 22:13:51 UTC 2018

When trying to view the handbook in Postscript format as in "" with GV (Ghostscript View), I only see hashes instead of the text.

Are there any missing fonts in my system? 

Currently font packages installed:
cantarell-fonts-0.0.25         Cantarell, a Humanist sans-serif font family
encodings-1.0.4_3,1            X.Org Encoding fonts
font-adobe-100dpi-1.0.3_3      X.Org Adobe 100dpi font
font-adobe-75dpi-1.0.3_3       X.Org Adobe 75dpi font
font-adobe-utopia-100dpi-1.0.4_3 X.Org Adobe Utopia 100dpi font
font-adobe-utopia-75dpi-1.0.4_3 X.Org Adobe Utopia 75dpi font
font-adobe-utopia-type1-1.0.4_3 X.Org Adobe Utopia Type1 font
font-alias-1.0.3_3             X.Org Font aliases
font-arabic-misc-1.0.3_3       X.Org miscellaneous Arabic fonts
font-bh-100dpi-1.0.3_3         X.Org Bigelow Holmes 100dpi font
font-bh-75dpi-1.0.3_3          X.Org Bigelow Holmes 75dpi font
font-bh-lucidatypewriter-100dpi-1.0.3_3 X.Org Bigelow Holmes Lucida TypeWriter 100dpi font
font-bh-lucidatypewriter-75dpi-1.0.3_3 X.Org Bigelow Holmes Lucida TypeWriter 75dpi font
font-bh-ttf-1.0.3_3            X.Org Bigelow & Holmes TTF font
font-bh-type1-1.0.3_3          X.Org Bigelow Holmes Type1 font
font-bitstream-100dpi-1.0.3_3  X.Org Bitstream Vera 100dpi font
font-bitstream-75dpi-1.0.3_3   X.Org Bitstream Vera 75dpi font
font-bitstream-type1-1.0.3_3   X.Org Bitstream Vera Type1 font
font-cronyx-cyrillic-1.0.3_3   X.Org Cronyx Cyrillic font
font-cursor-misc-1.0.3_3       X.Org miscellaneous Cursor fonts
font-daewoo-misc-1.0.3_3       X.Org miscellaneous Daewoo fonts
font-dec-misc-1.0.3_3          X.Org miscellaneous Dec fonts
font-ibm-type1-1.0.3_3         X.Org IBM Type1 font
font-isas-misc-1.0.3_3         X.Org miscellaneous ISAS fonts
font-jis-misc-1.0.3_3          X.Org miscellaneous JIS fonts
font-micro-misc-1.0.3_3        X.Org miscellaneous Micro fonts
font-misc-cyrillic-1.0.3_3     X.Org miscellaneous Cyrillic font
font-misc-ethiopic-1.0.3_3     X.Org miscellaneous Ethiopic font
font-misc-meltho-1.0.3_3       X.Org miscellaneous Meltho font
font-misc-misc-1.1.2_3         X.Org miscellaneous Misc fonts
font-mutt-misc-1.0.3_3         X.Org miscellaneous Mutt fonts
font-schumacher-misc-1.1.2_3   X.Org miscellaneous Schumacher fonts
font-screen-cyrillic-1.0.4_3   X.Org Screen Cyrillic font
font-sony-misc-1.0.3_3         X.Org miscellaneous Sony fonts
font-sun-misc-1.0.3_3          X.Org miscellaneous Sun fonts
font-util-1.3.1                Create an index of X font files in a directory
font-winitzki-cyrillic-1.0.3_3 X.Org Winitzki Cyrillic font
font-xfree86-type1-1.0.4_3     X.Org XFree86 Type1 font
fontcacheproto-0.1.3           Fontcache extension headers
fontconfig-2.12.1,1            XML-based font configuration API for X Windows
fontforge-20170731             Type 1/TrueType/OpenType/bitmap font editor
fontsproto-2.1.3,1             Fonts extension headers
freetype2-2.8_1                Free and portable TrueType font rendering engine
gsfonts-8.11_8                 Standard Fonts for Ghostscript
libXfont-1.5.4,2               X font library
libXfontcache-1.0.5_3          The Xfontcache library
libXft-2.3.2_1                 Client-sided font API for X applications
libfontenc-1.1.3_1             The fontenc Library
libxaw3dxft-1.6.2.d            3D Xaw (Athena Widget Set) replacement with extended fonts
mkfontdir-1.0.7                Create an index of X font files in a directory
mkfontscale-1.1.2              Creates an index of scalable font files for X
moveable-type-fonts-20100801_1 Collection of open source fonts
sdl2_ttf-2.0.14_1              Library to use TrueType fonts to render text in SDL applications
t1lib-5.1.2_4,1                Type 1 font rasterization library for Unix/X11
t1utils-1.32                   Six utilities for manipulating t1 fonts
urwfonts-1.0_7                 Another font package for X
xorg-fonts-7.7_1      fonts meta-port
xorg-fonts-100dpi-7.7          X.Org 100dpi bitmap fonts
xorg-fonts-75dpi-7.7           X.Org 75dpi bitmap fonts
xorg-fonts-cyrillic-7.7        X.Org Cyrillic bitmap fonts
xorg-fonts-miscbitmaps-7.7     X.Org miscellaneous bitmap fonts
xorg-fonts-truetype-7.7_1      X.Org TrueType fonts
xorg-fonts-type1-7.7           X.Org Type1 fonts

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