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Re: First Fedora7 problem : KDE + Xorg + Fonts



On Tue, 7 Aug 2007 17:02:05 -0500, Arthur Pemberton wrote:

> > > > 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
> >
> > Why me? Either Fedora 7 can run without xfs out of the box, or it can't,
> > since the user would need to edit xorg.conf manually. Last time I ran
> > system-config-display it didn't put any font paths into xorg.conf.
> 
> 
> Well I mean if you take out a service that was running by default, you
> have to expect there to be some repercussions.  Now if you had taken
> out the service and replaced the functionality, that would be a
> different story.

Which is contrary to the claims earlier in this thread.

Btw: http://bugzilla.redhat.com/251203


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