Bug 18145 - Cannot import fonts with systemsettings in plasma
Summary: Cannot import fonts with systemsettings in plasma
Alias: None
Product: Mageia
Classification: Unclassified
Component: RPM Packages (show other bugs)
Version: Cauldron
Hardware: x86_64 Linux
Priority: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: KDE maintainers
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Depends on:
Blocks: 17523
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Reported: 2016-04-06 19:59 CEST by Muhammad Tailounie
Modified: 2017-03-18 20:10 CET (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Muhammad Tailounie 2016-04-06 19:59:25 CEST
Description of problem:
Copying Windows Fonts folder onto Linux and trying to import it using systemsettings in plasma fails. The process dies then sarts over once and then dies again..

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Plasma systemsettings->Font->Font Management->Add 

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start systemsettings
2. Choose Font
3. Click on Font Management
4. Click Add
5. Navigate to the folder where you have the fonts
6. Select all
7. Proceed adding
Marja Van Waes 2016-04-09 11:04:06 CEST

CC: (none) => marja11
Blocks: (none) => 17523
Assignee: bugsquad => mageia

Samuel Verschelde 2016-08-25 16:25:12 CEST

Assignee: mageia => kde

Comment 1 Nicolas Lécureuil 2017-03-18 01:45:02 CET
is it still valid with current cauldron ?

CC: (none) => mageia

Comment 2 Muhammad Tailounie 2017-03-18 20:10:22 CET
As  a normal user one can not add system fonts. Launching systemsettings5 with kdesu; fonts install correctly.

So I guess one should only launch systemsettings5 as root then this is no problem..

Resolution: (none) => WORKSFORME

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