Arch Linux R-Server, Text Rendering Rectangles Solution

Part 1 post: Text Mining with R: Crashing

These is the server hardware in use:

Version: RStudio Server2022.07.1 Build 554
OS: Arch Linux
Kernel: 5.19.11-arch1-1
CPU: Intel i5-6500 (4) @ 3.600GHz
RAM: 16Gb
GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

  • The solution for rectangle rendering was an unknown requirement of Microsoft fonts.
  • Arch users can get the package here: AUR (en) - ttf-ms-fonts
  • Fix: Install ttf-ms-fonts from AUR[yay -S ttf-ms-fonts], Restart the R session, load Tidyverse, and rendering will work.

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