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Re: First Fedora7 problem : KDE + Xorg + Fonts



On 8/7/07, Michael Schwendt <mschwendt tmp0701 nospam arcor de> wrote:
> On Mon, 06 Aug 2007 04:35:42 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>
> > Kelly wrote:
> >
> > > Experimentation I performed at the time showed that the problem was the system
> > > didn't have any way of properly finding the fonts.  When I started using xfs,
> > > the problem disappeared.  That is why I'm worried about it.
> >
> > That should not happen in Fedora anymore.
>
> Depends on your configuration. Here with F7 and GNOME I could not stop
> xfs because fonts would be missing afterwards. E.g. Emacs fails fatally:
>
> $ emacs
> No fonts match `-*-fixed-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-100-iso8859-15'
>
> $ xterm
> Warning: Cannot convert string "nil2" to type FontStruct
> xterm:  unable to open font "-misc-fixed-medium-r-normal--20-200-75-75-c-100-iso8859-15", trying "fixed"....
>
> And stopping a running xfs sort of "kills" X until the X server is restarted.


Did you put the font paths into your xorg.conf

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