port math/gnuplot hangs and ignores "kill -9"
mexas at bristol.ac.uk
Fri Sep 18 09:04:10 UTC 2009
On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 06:15:21PM +0200, Roland Smith wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 04:58:14PM +0100, Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> > Roland, perhaps you also know the origin of this gnuplot warning:
> > Could not find/open font when opening font "arial",
> > using internal non-scalable font
> > From searching the net it appears that gnuplot is not finding truetype
> > fonts, something to do with GD library. I've got xorg-fonts-truetype-7.4
> > and gd-2.0.35_1,1 installed. So I'm not sure what the problem is.
> When using gd fonts, you must either specify either the full path of the font
> file, or the font filename (not the font name, AFAIK). In the latter case you
> have to set the GDFONTPATH variable containing the path.
> > Several functions are not available without truetype fonts, e.g. label
> > rotation, which is sometimes useful.
> I used the following with the PNG terminal:
> set terminal png font "/usr/local/lib/X11/fonts/dejavu/DejaVuSansMono.ttf" 8 \
> size 300,150 x76848f xb1b1b1 xb1b1b1 x00ff00 x00ff00 x00ff00 x00ff00
Roland, thank you, very helpful.
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