cannot open dvi document

Bug #457758 reported by xozu on 2009-10-22
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
evince (Ubuntu)
Low
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: evince

i cannot open dvi files from website "http://www.lug.or.kr/files/docs/LINUX/KLDP/HOWTOs/dvi/"

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.04
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/evince
Package: evince 2.26.1-0ubuntu1
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=ko_KR.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: evince
Uname: Linux 2.6.28-15-generic i686

xozu (webmaster-hanzi) wrote :
Dimitrios Symeonidis (azimout) wrote :

This is the output on latest karmic:

kpathsea: Running mktexpk --mfmode / --bdpi 600 --mag 1+264/600 --dpi 864 wmjb7
mktexpk: don't know how to create bitmap font for wmjb7.
kpathsea: Appending font creation commands to missfont.log.
page: Warning: font `wmjb7' at 864x864 not found, trying `cmr10' instead
kpathsea: Running mktexpk --mfmode / --bdpi 600 --mag 1+264/600 --dpi 864 cmr10
mktexpk: don't know how to create bitmap font for cmr10.
page: Warning: font `wmjb7' not found, trying metric files instead
kpathsea: Running mkofm wmjb7
mkofm: Permission denied
kpathsea: Running mktextfm wmjb7
mktextfm: Permission denied
page: Warning: metric file for `wmjb7' not found, trying `cmr10' instead
kpathsea: Running mkofm cmr10
mkofm: Permission denied
kpathsea: Running mktextfm cmr10
mktextfm: Permission denied
page: Error: could not load font `wmjb7'
kpathsea: Running mktexpk --mfmode / --bdpi 600 --mag 1+264/600 --dpi 864 wmjb7
mktexpk: don't know how to create bitmap font for wmjb7.
kpathsea: Appending font creation commands to missfont.log.
page: Warning: font `wmjb7' at 864x864 not found, trying `cmr10' instead
kpathsea: Running mktexpk --mfmode / --bdpi 600 --mag 1+264/600 --dpi 864 cmr10
mktexpk: don't know how to create bitmap font for cmr10.
page: Warning: font `wmjb7' not found, trying metric files instead
kpathsea: Running mkofm wmjb7
mkofm: Permission denied
kpathsea: Running mktextfm wmjb7
mktextfm: Permission denied
page: Warning: metric file for `wmjb7' not found, trying `cmr10' instead
kpathsea: Running mkofm cmr10
mkofm: Permission denied
kpathsea: Running mktextfm cmr10
mktextfm: Permission denied
page: Error: could not load font `wmjb7'

Dimitrios Symeonidis (azimout) wrote :

here's an example file

Changed in evince (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → Medium
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thank you for your bug report. The issue is an upstream one and it would be nice if somebody having it could send the bug the to the people writting the software (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bugs/Upstream/GNOME)

Changed in evince (Ubuntu):
importance: Medium → Low
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

could be a bug in the dvi rendering tools rather than evince though

Dimitrios Symeonidis (azimout) wrote :

Note 1: you need texlive to open .dvi files in evince

Dimitrios Symeonidis (azimout) wrote :

Note 2: the missing fonts are in package ko.tex.
Now the document looks like this:

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