[R] Font problem.
jdnewmil at dcn.davis.ca.us
Mon Oct 3 02:24:33 CEST 2016
There is R-sig-debian (Ubuntu is a derivative of Debian), but to be honest, this seems more like a question for askubuntu.com.
Sent from my phone. Please excuse my brevity.
On October 2, 2016 1:55:59 PM PDT, 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
>you can in your instructions; I am all at sea here.
>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:
>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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