[Mono-dev] gdiplus font rendering on a headless system
tim.smith at venturality.com
Tue Jan 22 22:30:38 EST 2008
Thanks for the feedback!
It's working now - I had to make sure that these libraries were in place -
libfreetext*.so, libxft.so, libfontconfig.so, and libcairo.so. Also your
fonts in ~/.fonts (or any other locations specified in the
On 1/22/08, Miguel de Icaza <miguel at novell.com> wrote:
> > > We are porting our ASP.NET app that was developed orginally on Windows
> > > (well with linux as the target using mono).
> > >
> > > The web app creates PNG images on-the-fly that are comprised of other
> > > bitmap sections and dynamically created text using DrawString(...).
> > >
> > > My question is - what is the minimum requirements for a headless
> > > server
> > This isn't possible at the moment.
> > https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=333283
> Well, the system can be headless (X does not need to be running).
> But he is going to need the libraries that libgdiplus links against.
> > > to generate text using fonts? (I am not really an "X" guy - I prefer a
> > > shell any day.) This is going to be an embedded system so space is
> > > crucial - I don't want a full fledge X server. So I would need Cairo,
> > > FreeType and ??? The error below is from our non-X install.
> You do not need the X server, but you will need some of the X client
Timothy B. Smith
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