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FS#20091 - Chromium - Missing dependency on fonts

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Tom Medhurst (tommed) - Tuesday, 06 July 2010, 09:20 GMT
Last edited by Ionut Biru (wonder) - Tuesday, 06 July 2010, 10:13 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


After installing chromium it failed to start. Running it from a terminal it gave the following error:

FATAL:gfx/] Check failed: tf. Could not find any font: Helvetica, sans.

To get around this problem I installed ttf-ms-fonts, but I'm guessing I could also install an xorg package which contained sans?

Steps to reproduce:
* Installed X11 using: pacman -S xorg
* Installed gnome using: pacman -S gnome gdm
* Installed chromium using: pacman -S chromium
* Open a terminal and type: chromium
BANG: ERROR (See above ^)
* pacman -S ttf-ms-fonts
* Run chromium and it now loads!
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Closed by  Ionut Biru (wonder)
Tuesday, 06 July 2010, 10:13 GMT
Reason for closing:  Duplicate
Additional comments about closing:   FS#18353 
Comment by Ionut Biru (wonder) - Tuesday, 06 July 2010, 09:25 GMT Comment by Tom Medhurst (tommed) - Tuesday, 06 July 2010, 09:36 GMT
Ooops sorry! I did a search on Chromium and didn't spot this one! :S