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[Bug 1441210] Re: Roboto fonts make printer crash (fonts-android)
I have successfully installed fonts-roboto 1:4.3-3ubuntu1.2 (and fonts-
droid 1:4.3-3ubuntu1.2) from trusty-proposed. A more recent set of
Roboto fonts was installed, and fontconfig behaved as expected. The bug
reporter has previously (comment #12) confirmed that the change actually
addresses the reported issue.
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Roboto fonts make printer crash (fonts-android)
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Status in fonts-android source package in Trusty:
Status in fonts-android package in Debian:
trusty SRU request
When using Roboto fonts (the fonts-roboto package), printing fails
with some printers. This has been fixed in later versions, so this
proposed upload installs Roboto fonts from fonts-android 4.4.4r2
instead of 4.3. Unlike fonts-droid, fonts-roboto is not a seeded
package, so while it's an annoying bug for those affected, this fix
only affects those who explicitly install and use fonts-roboto.
* Package: fonts-roboto 1:4.3-3ubuntu1.1
* Expected Results: When using Roboto fonts in a document (pdf, odf,
etc.), I should be able to print the document.
* Current Results: Roboto fonts make the printer crash instead of
printing. The printer I am using is a HP-Laser Jet P2055.
As per https://code.google.com/p/android/issues/detail?id=38383, there
has been issues with the Roboto font family regarding printing. These
issues seem to have been resolved in the new version of the fonts made
available by Google in 2014 here
1) Release: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
2) Package: fonts-roboto 1:4.3-3ubuntu1.1
3) Expected Results: When using Roboto fonts in a document (pdf, odf, etc.), I should be able to print the document.
4) Current Results: Roboto fonts make the printer crash instead of printing. The printer I am using is a HP-Laser Jet P2055.
Steps to reproduce:
Install "fonts-roboto" package from Ubuntu Software Center. Produce a
document in Libre Office with Roboto font and send to printer. Printer
is crashing, need hard reboot.
(1) Remove "fonts-roboto" package from Ubuntu Software Center.
(2) Download new version of the fonts made available by Google and save them in the ".fonts" folder in "home" directory.
(3) Produce a new document with Roboto font and send to printer.
(4) Document is printing.
Basically, I think this package just need to be updated to use the
latest fonts issued by Google.
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