UI Symbols - New Install on CentOS7.5

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I just installed Picard from EPEL on CentOS 7.5, and when I launch the app it displays symbols instead of readable text. What could be causing this?
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Is your language at your os level set to something strange?
Are you missing some fonts from your os?

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The language is set to English, and it is a standard CentOS installation so I assume it has the standard fonts. Are there certain fonts needed?

No, no special fonts required, but from the look of it I would still suspect something with you font setup being broken.

Can you test if other Qt based applications look ok? What version of Picard is this?

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I think your font configuration or cache is corrupt, can you try running the below to regenerate this cache.
sudo fc-cache -fv

Otherwise reinstall the font packages and make sure you have some of the more standard fonts installed.

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Thanks. I installed the xorg-x11-fonts-Type1.noarch package and it appears normal now.

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