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Re: Re; FC10: xterm problem



On Sun, Nov 30, 2008 at 9:54 AM, Marco Guazzone
<marco guazzone gmail com> wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 29, 2008 at 5:42 PM, Marco Guazzone
> <marco guazzone gmail com> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I've just installed FC10... beautiful!
>>>
>>> Actually I've only a problem with xterm.
>>> Each time I start xterm, I get an xterm completely black (both
>>> background and foreground).
>>> However, after typing something and pressing enter, for instance:
>>> $ ls <ENTER>
>>> the prompt is visible and bg/fg colors are right (grey/black respectively).
>>> (Note: a simple terminal "clear" or ^L doesn't work).
>>>
>>> This problem doesn't happen with gnome-terminal.
>>>
>>> I use a custom ".Xresources" file (the same I used in FC9) but I don't
>>> think this is the cause of the problem.
>>>
>>> Any idea?
>>>
>>> Thanks!!
>>>
>>> -- Marco
>>
>> Hi!
>>
>> nobody experience this problem?
>> Any help is very appreciated!!
>>
>> thanks!
>>
>> -- Marco
>>
>
> I think this is a problem related to Xft fonts.
> If I remove my .Xresources file and run from a terminal "xterm",
> there's no black screen.
> But if I start xterm by specifying a TrueType font:
> $ xterm -fa "monospace"
> (or:
> $ xterm -fa "Courier New"
> $ xterm -fa "monospace" -cjk_width
> $ xterm -fa "times"
> ...
> )
> I get the black screen problem.
> I think this is the time to submit a bug
>
> -- Marco
>

Submitted a new bug:

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=473753

-- Marco


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