While launching twm, it gives this error and exits to unix prompt:
twm: unable to open fontset "-adobe-helvetica-bold-r-normal--*-120-*-*-*-*-*-*"
I found a solution on http://ubuntuforums.org/archive/index.php/t-1596636.html :
It was reported here for fedora: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=509639. The workaround is to execute it with a specific shell variable:
$ export LANG
twm launches fine after this.
I will be in Calgary next week presenting PeopleTools topics at the Western Canada Regional Users Group meeting. My sessions are at 1 PM and 2:15 PM. See you there!
OpenWorld 2015 presentations are now available in the content catalog. My PeopleTools Tips and Techniques session presentation is available here.
As a teaser to the session that Mark Thomas and myself are presenting on Selective Adoption at OpenWorld next week, here’s a slide showing why Selective Adoption is important for so many clients:
By virtue of such a high proportion of clients upgrading to 9.2 already, Selective Adoption is impacting a huge number of customers.
Come to Mark’s and my session at 9:30am on Thursday to find out the adjustments that you need to (more...)
Next up in our ‘How I Work‘ series is Wade ‘Smart Panda’ Coombs. Wade is one of the most prolific bloggers currently sharing their PeopleSoft knowledge. He writes at his thesmartpanda.com website and has a lot of great content – particularly focusing on SSL certs, Change Assistant, server admin, SES and Weblogic). Wade also has a ‘Smart Thinking’ newsletter (this is the current issue, including a sign-up link).
Name: Wade (more...)
In February of this year, Oracle University launched the PeopleSoft Learning Stream. Oracle's Learning Streams are short, educational vignettes. I was given the privilege of recording 6 streams:
- REST Query (more...)
We’re a shade under a month away from the biggest event in the calendar for those that work in the Oracle marketplace – the Oracle OpenWorld Conference.
It runs every year in San Francisco and draws a massive 60,000 attendees from 145 countries (plus 2.1 million online attendees). That’s huge.
There are more than 2,500 sessions from ~3,600 speakers, approximately half of which are customers/partners and half are Oracle themselves. As well as the sessions there are (more...)