Following the instruction of Sorin Călinică, I have installed libfreetype-6.dll using the OSGeo4W Network Installer, and the command d.rast can launch successfully.

I am using GRASS 6.4.3 (installed with osGeo4w), and I have this question:

Whenever I want to use the d.rast command, I got the error message about system error of d.rast.exe that I lost libfreetype-6.dllenter image description here

How can I solve this problem? I am using GRASS 6.4.3 under windows 8.1 64-bits, please give me any suggestion!


It seems you don't have libfreetype-6.dll installed on your system.

Just launch the OSGeo4W Network Installer (64 bit) > Advenced Install, type freetype in the search box and perform the freetype packages installing.

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Then, libfreetype-6.dll must be installed on your computer:

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    Dear Heinz, i suggest you to ask a new question for your new problem, first because it is against this site rules to address multiple issues in a single question and second, you'll have more chances to receive a quick and a proper answer! – Sorin Călinică Feb 21 '14 at 19:17
  • Thanks for reminding me, I'll edit this post and ask my questions in another post. – Heinz Feb 22 '14 at 8:59

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