[R] Font problem.
drjimlemon at gmail.com
Mon Oct 3 00:49:52 CEST 2016
I would try using dnf (or whatever the Ubuntu equivalent is) to
install the X11 fonts. You may have a GUI method for this in Ubuntu.
On Mon, Oct 3, 2016 at 7:55 AM, Rolf Turner <r.turner at auckland.ac.nz> wrote:
> Dunno exactly whom I should ask about this problem, but I thought I'd start
> with good old r-help.
> I have recently acquired a new laptop, and have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on
> it. Still having some teething problems.
> If I do
> I get the error:
> Error in title(...) :
> X11 font -*-courier-%s-%s-*-*-%d-*-*-*-*-*-*-*, face 5 at size 15 could
> not be loaded
> So it would seem that I am missing a font. Fonts have always been a
> complete mystery to me. Can anyone suggest how I might rectify this
> deficiency in the fonts on my system? If so, *please* be as explicit as you
> can in your instructions; I am all at sea here.
> Rolf Turner
> P. S. I have also just noticed that if I do:
> I get an "a" as the y-axis label, rather than the Greek letter alpha.
> Likewise if I do plot(1:10,ylab=expression(Sigma)) I get a capital "S"
> rather than an upper case Greek Sigma symbol. No error thrown, but.
> Any ideas as to how to fix this problem?
> For what it's worth, here is my sessionInfo():
> R version 3.3.1 (2016-06-21)
> Platform: x86_64-pc-linux-gnu (64-bit)
> Running under: Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS
>  LC_CTYPE=en_NZ.UTF-8 LC_NUMERIC=C
>  LC_TIME=en_NZ.UTF-8 LC_COLLATE=en_NZ.UTF-8
>  LC_MONETARY=en_NZ.UTF-8 LC_MESSAGES=en_NZ.UTF-8
>  LC_PAPER=en_NZ.UTF-8 LC_NAME=C
>  LC_ADDRESS=C LC_TELEPHONE=C
>  LC_MEASUREMENT=en_NZ.UTF-8 LC_IDENTIFICATION=C
> attached base packages:
>  stats graphics grDevices utils datasets methods base
> other attached packages:
>  misc_0.0-16
> loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
>  deldir_0.1-13 Matrix_1.2-3 mgcv_1.8-12
>  abind_1.4-3 spatstat_1.46-1.036 rpart_4.1-10
>  nlme_3.1-128 grid_3.3.1 polyclip_1.5-0
>  lattice_0.20-33 goftest_1.0-3 tensor_1.5
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