[plt-scheme] drscheme fonts 2 : oh for Heaven's sake...

From: Sam Tobin-Hochstadt (samth at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Sat Jan 30 08:06:26 EST 2010

On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 2:10 AM, John Clements
<clements at brinckerhoff.org> wrote:
> To see whether the problem with my DrScheme + VNC fonts was my minimal setup, I just set up a fresh server with Ubuntu Hardy + GNOME, and built DrScheme from source.  This is what the menu bar looked like:

Is there a reason you're using a 2-year-old version of Ubuntu?

> The fonts were so hideously borked that I couldn't even read the menus. It makes me cry. Honestly, there's got to be something obvious going on here.  I also tried installing it using ubuntu's package manager, and the results were the same.
> Ah well; time to give up on DrScheme using VNC.

I've used DrScheme over VNC served from an Ubuntu machine with no
trouble at all, although not with Hardy.  I've never seen a font
problem like either of yours.

sam th
samth at ccs.neu.edu

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