PlayOnLinux Broken

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Young Hen
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PlayOnLinux Broken

Post by thirdeye » Sun Feb 26, 2017 15:22

All of the sudden, playonlinux will not launch firefox anymore. The error I am getting is

Wine cannot find the FreeType font library. To enable Wine to
use TrueType fonts please install a version of FreeType greater than
or equal to 2.0.5.
[GFX1]: no fonts - init: 1 fonts: 0 loader: 1 backend: gdi system-uptime: 50505.478 sec
[52] ###!!! ABORT: unable to find a usable font (serif): file c:/builds/moz2_slave/m-rel-w32-00000000000000000000/build/src/gfx/thebes/gfxTextRun.cpp, line 1842

Equo search freetype shows that my current installed version of freetype is 2.6.3
I get the same result when I run the command "freetype-config --ftversion"

Thanks in advance for your help.

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Re: PlayOnLinux Broken

Post by thirdeye » Tue Feb 28, 2017 13:45


Please advise if I've posted this question in the wrong forum. I'd like to solve this issue as I use POL frequently.

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Re: PlayOnLinux Broken

Post by joost » Tue Feb 28, 2017 15:40

Since it is a specific question about some software you best ask it in the PlayonLinux community/forums/IRC?
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Re: PlayOnLinux Broken

Post by Zeikcied » Tue Jul 11, 2017 21:00

From what I found, PlayOnLinux needs the 32-bit libs for FreeType, but Sabayon apparently has those libs disabled via USE tags. So it will remain broken on Sabayon until that gets rectified. :(

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Re: PlayOnLinux Broken

Post by sabayonino » Tue Jul 11, 2017 22:59

SL is multilib 32 and 64 bits

about freetype
╠ USE flag: -X -abi_mips_n32 -abi_mips_n64
╠ -abi_mips_o32 -abi_ppc_32 -abi_ppc_64
╠ -abi_s390_32 -abi_s390_64 -abi_x86_x32
╠ -bindist -debug -doc -fontforge
╠ -harfbuzz -utils abi_x86_32 abi_x86_64
╠ adobe-cff amd64 bzip2 cleartype_hinting
╠ elibc_glibc infinality kernel_linux
╠ png static-libs userland_GNU
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