I installed Monitorix using the tutorial here: http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Monitorix
The install worked and its collecting data but the graphs do not have any text on them:
Some info about my system:
rrdtool version 1.3.8 (installed older version due to advice in #monitorix irc channel)
Please help! So close
I have solved this problem with the help of a guy in the #monitorix channel on freenode.
I had to install terminus-font and the graphs now look normal.
I have updated this in the wiki page http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Monitorix
@hodge - which package contains that font? I will add it to the list of deps for the package when I hear back from you. FYI - did you try the monitor-tmpfs package too?
@graysky - The package was terminus-font Adding to the deps would be awesome.
No I did not try monitor-tmpfs. I will try it tonight and let you know how I go - I will update the wiki and this thread accordingly
The guys from the monitorix channel told me that you need to have a "mono" font installed.
I ran pacman -S terminus-font and re-generated the graphs and they had text.
Perhaps you have another font package which contains a monospaced font which rrdtool used.
That makes sense. Here's what I have on the machine in question:
$ pacman -Qs font local/fontcacheproto 0.1.3-1 X11 font cache extension wire protocol local/fontconfig 2.8.0-1 A library for configuring and customizing font access local/fontsproto 2.1.0-1 X11 font extension wire protocol local/freetype2 2.3.12-1 TrueType font rendering library local/libfontenc 1.0.5-1 X11 font encoding library local/libxfont 1.4.2-1 X11 font rasterisation library local/libxfontcache 1.0.5-1 X11 font cache library local/libxft 2.1.14-1 FreeType-based font drawing library for X local/lxappearance 0.4.0-2 (lxde) GTK+ theme switcher of the LXDE Desktop (manages icons and fonts) local/t1lib 5.1.2-2 Library for generating character- and string-glyphs from Adobe Type 1 fonts local/ttf-bitstream-vera 1.10-7 Bitstream vera fonts local/ttf-dejavu 2.30-2 Font family based on the Bitstream Vera Fonts with a wider range of characters local/ttf-ms-fonts 2.0-3 Core TTF Fonts from Microsoft local/xorg-font-utils 7.5-2 X.Org font utilities local/xorg-fonts-100dpi 1.0.1-3 (xorg) X.org 100dpi fonts local/xorg-fonts-75dpi 1.0.1-3 (xorg) X.org 75dpi fonts local/xorg-fonts-alias 1.0.2-1 X.org font alias files local/xorg-fonts-encodings 1.0.3-1 X.org font encoding files local/xorg-fonts-misc 1.0.1-1 X.org misc fonts