Re: Font Config, TTF-OpenSymbol and OpenOffice?

On Fri, Nov 03, 2006 at 11:28:02 -0400, Mauricio Lin wrote:
Hi Alle,

Have you solved that problem?

I have a similar problem as follows:

Updating fontconfig cache...
/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts: failed to write cache
/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi: failed to write cache

[ snip: the same for the other fonts ]

dpkg: error processing ttf-opensymbol (--configure):
subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 35

Any idea?

Try do purge the fontconfig packages like this:

dpkg --purge --force-depends fontconfig fontconfig-config

This should remove the two packages (including configuration files)
while leaving the rest of the system as is. You will get lots of
dependency warnings, of course.

Afterwards it should be possible to "dpkg --install" the two packages
again with their original configuration files. You need to specify the
names of the newest .deb files of these packages in


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