[Mono-dev] gdiplus font rendering on a headless system

L Kamenov kamenovl at gmail.com
Tue Jan 22 22:28:31 EST 2008

On Jan 23, 2008 2:03 AM, Miguel de Icaza <miguel at novell.com>

> Well, the system can be headless (X does not need to be running).
> But he is going to need the libraries that libgdiplus links against.
> > > to generate text using fonts? (I am not really an "X" guy - I prefer a
> > > shell any day.)  This is going to be an embedded system so space is
> > > crucial - I don't want a full fledge X server. So I would need Cairo,
> > > FreeType and ??? The error below is from our non-X install.
> You do not need the X server, but you will need some of the X client
> libraries.

I can confirm this,  our app has been doing this on mono for the past  two
(Generating graphs). Though, as Miguel notes, you do need the X libraries
and fonts.

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