1. Solaris answerbooks on remote platform
Does anyone know how to display Solaris Answerbooks on a remote platform
of a different brand? We have Linux PCs and SGI workstations, but
neither works. On the Linux machines, windows open nicely, buttons work
nicely, but as soon as some answerbook text has to be displayed, we get
error messages like:
|Could not start docviewer
|Could not initialize canvas
|Could not create DPS context
|Is Adobe Display Postscript running?
|See printed Answerbook documentation for further information.
|Adobe Display Postscript
Apparently, we don't have the right DPS installed. We couldn't find it
On the SGI machines, the windows don't even open and we get messages:
|Starting AnswerBook Navigator...XView warning: Cannot load font set
|'-b&h-lucida-medium-r-normal-sans-*-120-*-*-*-*-*-*' (Font package)
|XView warning: Unable to open default font set
|XView error: Cannot open connection to window server: 22.214.171.124:0
So, we need XView there. Couldn't find that either. I know that a
Solaris FAQ tells that ghostscript can sometimes be a replacement for
Adobe DPS, but we couldn't get that installed properly on the Solaris
machine (using gnu compilers at the moment, we're waiting for Solaris
compilers). And, on top of that, we don't know where to tell the
Answerbooks to use ghostscript.
Thanks a lot in advance.
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