[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#601435: abiword: 100% cpu usage after exporting to LaTeX

Teresa e Junior teresaejunior at gmail.com
Tue Oct 26 18:49:59 UTC 2010

On Tue, 26 Oct 2010 16:58:28 +0200
Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac at debian.org> wrote:

> > Sorry! Wrong package!
> > 
> > The problem is that, when a .tex file is generated, Thunar tries to
> > make a thumbnail of the .tex file, but it actually fails and starts
> > consuming the CPU. I had a Thunar window open in other workspace...
> Well, Thunar doesn't fail. It calls the latex thumbnailer and is not
> responsible for what it does next.
> > 
> > But anyway, it's supposed to be a bug in thunar-thumbnailers. Even
> > if you get to close Thunar, pdflatex continues running forever...
> Imho the problem lies in pdflatex or in your document. Try to run the
> command from command line and see what happens.
> You should be able to disable tex thumbnailer altogether by copying
> /usr/share/thumbnailers/tex-thumbnailer.desktop to
> .local/share/thumbnailers and edit it (try adding a key
> NotShowIn=Xfce). If that doesn't work, try to remove the
> X-Thumbnailer-Exec key or set the TryExec key to something which
> doesn't exist (like 'notexistentcommand').
> Cheers,

Hello, Yves!

The problem is in the file generated by AbiWord or in pdflatex. Please
have a look at the attached hello.txt. It has a line saying:
%% Please revise the following command, if your babel
%% package does not support Português (Brasil)

Commenting \usepackage... solves the problem, but also UTF-8 characters
are not displayed properly. So it means my "babel package" doesn't
support pt_BR, or it is some package I need to install, or it is a bug
in texlive-latex-base or abiword.

teresaejunior at localhost:~$ dpkg -l | grep babel
teresaejunior at localhost:~$ 

I still have no idea of what to install if needed, tried installing
texlive-lang-portuguese without success. Maybe some package Debian
should recommend ( I usually don't install recommends anyway ;)

Best regards!
Adolar Cieslinski Junior
Teresa e Junior
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