> Thank you Tony and Scott for the input. I'll give those
> ideas a go today and see how it goes! I was hoping for a way
> to get fonts to use with Imager in the case I have to put my
> script on a machine I don't have the control over to install
> stuff. But if a host won't help a guy out then I need to go
> else where!
> Thanks again!
> FreeBSD, you can find Freetype and Freetype2 in the ports
> collection, you can install them by following these simple
> cd /usr/ports/print/freetype; make install
> cd /usr/ports/print/freetype2; make install
> The problem isn't that you have no fonts installed, the
> problem is that you have no font rendering libraries
> Under Redhat you'd probably want to install the
> freetype RPMS installed (you probably have the shared
> libraries installed, and probably just need to install the
> development RPM.)
> Under freebsd you might grab the sources
> and follow the installation instructions.
> Once you've installed freetype2, then try
> perl Makefile.PL
> in an expanded Imager source tree, you should see a
> line like:
> freetype2: includes found - libraries
> in the output.
> This same output indicates whether image format
> libraries were found too, such as libjpeg - if you need
> support for a format which is listed here, but can't find
> both includes and libraries, you will need to install that
> library too.
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