Problems with Helvetica font

illoai at illoai at
Thu Nov 21 16:29:44 UTC 2013

On 21 November 2013 10:14, Daniel Patón <d.paton.d at> wrote:
> Dear list:
> I have a problem using the software praat. When I try to run this program I receive the following message:
> % praat
> Font "-*-helvetica-medium-r-normal--*-100-75-75-*-*-iso8859-1" not found. Trying Courier instead.
> Praat requires the Adobe fonts Times, Helvetica, Courier and Symbol.
> Praat may now crash.
> X Error of failed request:  BadFont (invalid Font parameter)
>   Major opcode of failed request:  56 (X_ChangeGC)
>   Resource id in failed request:  0x0
>   Serial number of failed request:  4449
>   Current serial number in output stream:  4452
> I have updated all the system but the problem persist. Any idea?
> Regards

# pkg_add -r font-adobe-75dpi
# make install -C /usr/ports/x11-fonts/font-adobe-75dpi
(might have to run "xset fp rehash" as the X user)


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