Re: [R] Canąt find X11 font when trying to produce graph

From: Fernando Mayer <fernandomayer_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed 25 Jan 2006 - 04:00:05 EST

Also check if you have installed in your Ubuntu-Breezy:

xfonts-utils
xfonts-base
xfonts-75dpi
xfonts-100dpi
xfonts-scalable

If you don't have one of this, try to install it and see if now works.

Hope this helps,
Fernando Mayer.

Dominik Heier escreveu:

>I don't think this is a R internal problem. It seems that some fonts are
>missing that were not included in your X11 installation.
>However, you could upgrade to R 2.2.1 and hope that the problem
>disappears.
>
>Do so by adding:
>"deb http://cran.R-project.org/bin/linux/debian stable/"
>to your /etc/apt/sources.list (or via synaptic) and reinstall/update R.
>
>On my ubuntu-breezy system (no laptop, amd-k7) I never had any problems
>with this configuration.
>
>Hope this helps
>Dominik
>
>Am Dienstag, den 24.01.2006, 14:53 +0100 schrieb Petar Milin:
>
>
>>I am using R 2.1.1 on i486-pc-gnu-linux (Ubuntu Breezy). Recently, I
>>bought new laptop HP nx8220 and installed Breezy with a few problems
>>starting X-Windows. Nevertheless, I followed some instruction, managed
>>to start X, and added R from the Ubuntu's repositories. When I try to
>>produce any graph (like plot, bwplot etc.), I receive an error
>>message:
>>can't find X11 font
>>Error in X11( ....
>>unable to start device X11
>>I wonder if it is related to the problem that Ubuntu complained of, or
>>it is just something internal to R. In any case, I would really
>>appreciate help on that matter.
>>
>>Sincerely,
>>Petar Milin
>>
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