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How do I debug why Centos is asking for fonts to be installed?

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Quite a few times a day, both the latest Pan & Firefox available in standard CentOS repositories elicit what
(now) appears to be a CentOS request to install fonts,e.g.:

This latest message says: Pan newsreader wants to install fonts
- Thai
- Cherokee

At first I had thought it was Pan and Firefox causing these messages, but I was just told it's actually CentOS which is making these requests.

Hence, I ask:
Q: How do I debug why these requests are being made?
Q: How do I prevent these messages from popping up?

posted Jul 23, 2013 by anonymous

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Q: How do I debug why these requests are being made?
Apparently the program thinks that it needs those fonts.

Q: How do I prevent these messages from popping up?
Using gconf-editor, unset /apps/gnome-packagekit/enable_font_helper

answer Jul 23, 2013 by anonymous
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