[PD] Messed font files

Alexandros Drymonitis adrcki at gmail.com
Wed Feb 24 19:06:40 CET 2016

On Wed, Feb 24, 2016 at 7:54 PM, Dan Wilcox <danomatika at gmail.com> wrote:

> That’s why I suggested reinstalling the package that installs the fonts &
> creates the symlink. If you force reinstall it, the symlinks should be
> recreated so things are back to where tou started. *Then* you can make the
> symlink to the missing folder.
> Also, by “search for the package that contains the font”, I meant search
> *online* using the Ubuntu package search (my method at least), not on your
> local computer. My search turned up the package named: "fonts-dejavu-core”.
> Since you’re on Debian, then you can do something like
> <http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/debian-ubuntu-linux-reinstall-a-package-using-apt-get-command/>
> :
>     sudo apt —reinstall fonts-dejavu-core
That worked! Actually the command was "sudo apt-get install --reinstall
fonts-dejavu-core". Now both Pd and [text2d] find their fonts, thanks!
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