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Re: Fonts



On Wed, 2003-07-23 at 08:06, Michel Alexandre Salim wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-07-23 at 11:57, Michel Alexandre Salim wrote:
> > On Wed, 2003-07-23 at 09:38, Marc Deslauriers wrote:
> > > > Do you have the bitstream-vera-fonts package installed?
> > One thing that is puzzling is that even after installing
> > bitstream-vera-fonts, the Bitstream fonts do *not* appear in any font
> > listings. I had to manually run fc-cache in
> > /usr/share/fonts/bitstream-vera, and even after that they are still not
> > active.
> > 
> Ah, found a solution. I had to delete /usr/share/fonts/fonts.cache-1 and
> re-run fc-cache as root. Going to file a bug on this... should it go
> under bitstream or fontconfig?

fontconfig. You are sure you are testing with Red Hat 9 or Severn
fontconfig? (<sigh> I thought we fixed all these problems...)

The more exact you can make the reproduction instructions, the better.

> Another problem with fonts: according to /etc/fonts/fonts.conf,
> Bitstream Vera fonts should be preferred for Sans, Serif and Mono - but
> they are not (Sans is still set to Luxi Sans, for instance). I even
> tried reinstalling using an 'All' setup and such is still the case. What
> gives

Editing /etc/fonts/fonts.conf is challenging; you are probably editing
the wrong part of the file; note the two different sections that
are about (different types of) aliases. You want the second one.

Regards,
						Owen





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