[tex-live] Two tlmgr/installer gui issues: Xfce/FreeBSD

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Wed Feb 3 17:36:54 CET 2010

On Mi, 03 Feb 2010, Nikola Lečić wrote:
> It is just an untouched Xorg/Xfce install with all defaults...

So it be, then it is probably the cyrillic encoding. Maybe someone
else with cyrillic locale can help here.

> > If you have some Asian fonts installed that might be the case.
> ... the list of installed Xorg fonts can be found bellow.

That does not help.

Maybe your .Xdefaults of some other resources list some strange
font as default?

Can you tell me the output of
	xlsfonts -l -fn fixed

> So what an average user is supposed to do in situation like this? 

No idea. Fix the "fixed" font.

> just reported what I deemed useful info about perl-tk behaviour in some
> standard circumstances.

As said, there are many people using this program and it didn't happen
by now. Don't assume that it is a *default* behaviour.

> No, I deliberately arranged it to show an additional window with some
> text. The boxes are non-writable regardless of write permissions.

Isn't that the text that tells you that you don't have write permissions
to ".../tlpkg"??? My Russian is quite rusty, but still ... and that would
mean that all the entries are disabled.

Best wishes

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