Sven Neumann wrote:
It would probably help to start gimp from an xterm (or whatever
terminal emulator you prefer) and check if there's any output on the

The output is the following:

[EMAIL PROTECTED] trychydts]$ /usr/local/bin/gimp

(gimp:2212): GLib-GObject-WARNING **: invalid uninstantiatable type `<invalid>' in cast to `GimpConfigInterface'

(gimp:2212): Gimp-Config-CRITICAL **: file gimpconfig-utils.c: line 300 (gimp_config_sync): assertion `GIMP_IS_CONFIG (src)' failed

(gimp:2212): GLib-GObject-CRITICAL **: file gobject.c: line 1319 (g_object_ref): assertion `G_IS_OBJECT (object)' failed

(script-fu:2213): LibGimpBase-WARNING **: script-fu: wire_read(): error
Segmentation fault (core dumped)

I guess that your problem is a somewhat broken font that causes
problems with the libraries that handle fonts for GIMP. Does this
happen with whatever font you choose?

I haven't tried all, beacause I have about 300 fonts installed, but it seems to be the case.

What versions of freetype and
fontconfig are you using?

How could I find this out? (Sorry for being so amateur, but I switched to Linux only three months ago.)


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