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Re: IceCat from Guix all monospaced font – Summary

From: Zelphir Kaltstahl
Subject: Re: IceCat from Guix all monospaced font – Summary
Date: Sun, 5 May 2019 23:29:07 +0200
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Ah it could be, that a package changed something in `~/.profile`. I will
check … No it still looks the same as before. Also I think any
installation adding something to my `~/.profile` should tell the user
about such a change. No package I installed yesterday did so. Glad that
the packages did not unknowingly change something in there.

On 5/5/19 10:21 PM, Mark H Weaver wrote:
> Giovanni Biscuolo <address@hidden> writes:
>> HWRoitzsch <address@hidden> writes:
>>> So apparently all that was needed after the steps suggested on the
>>> mailing list was a restart of my machine or possibly a re-login.
>> may it be connected to the evironment?
>> I guess you are using Guix System on bare metal or VM, I'm using Guix on
>> a foreign distro instead
>> sometime installing new software updates $GUIX_PROFILE/etc/profile [1]
>> adding needed env variables, those variables are usually loaded via
>> ~/.profile when using Guix on foreign distro so sometimes I have to
>> reload ~/.profile to get an updated environment
>> I have not enough experience with a full Guix System: could it be the
>> same? this would explain why you had to logout/login for IceCat to use
>> the right fonts
> This sounds very plausible to me.  My guess is that one of the packages
> that Zelphir installed added new environment variable settings that are
> needed for IceCat to find its fonts.
>       Mark

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