HOW TO: Fix Problem GIMP After Change Text Tool Always Force Close

Tuxnoob - The real problem of the day ago, like on video. I’m using Slackware and KDE plasma 5 as Desktop Environment, I don’t know whether it be a factor in KDE or nope clearness i got this problem.

And i run gimp with konsole to find this real problem, and i get this message like this :

After get a message onto screenshot, at screenshot message explain :

  • Fontconfig warning: “/etc/fonts/conf.d/50-user.conf” ….
  • Failed to create cairo scaled font …
  • Pango-WARNING **: font_face status and scaled_font status file not found
  • And LibGimpBase script-fu error

For Solution

  1. Open konsole with root user
  2. First remove file on /home directory “#rm -rf .fonts”
  3. After removed, change permission file with “#chmod -Rf 777 /usr/share/fonts/*”
  4. And now open gimp, repeat step like on video

 Result Now

There this article for fixed gimp force close, And i think gimp still depend gnome library.

Thanks, may be useful and good luck!!!

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