[R] Fonts do not display properly in R 2.5.1 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
michael watson (IAH-C)
michael.watson at bbsrc.ac.uk
Mon Oct 15 15:43:17 CEST 2007
Thank you Brian, setting the locale using.
Meant that my test plot command worked fine.
Will now install Unicode X11 fonts
From: Prof Brian Ripley [mailto:ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk]
Sent: 15 October 2007 14:12
To: michael watson (IAH-C)
Cc: r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
Subject: Re: [R] Fonts do not display properly in R 2.5.1 on Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 4
This looks like what happens when you use a UTF-8 locale and don't have
Unicode X11 (meta-)fonts installed. Try running in LC_CTYPE=en_GB: if
that works you will both have a workaround and know where to look for a
On Mon, 15 Oct 2007, michael watson (IAH-C) wrote:
> Dear All
> I posted a similar question quite some time ago, but that was on an
> OS and an old version of R. This time I have RHEL 4, which is still
> supported as an OS, and R 2.5.1 which is not *that* old.
> My sessionInfo() gives:
> R version 2.5.1 (2007-06-27)
> attached base packages:
>  "stats" "graphics" "grDevices" "utils" "datasets"
>  "base"
> other attached packages:
> Results can be seen here:
> I suspect I do not have the right fonts installed that R uses by
> Any ideas?
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