Re: first time deb user: how to tweak xserver fonts?
On Sat, Jun 30, 2001 at 04:09:42PM -0500, Christopher M. Jones wrote:
> The problem seems to be just the size of the fonts. It seems that X is using
> a really big, unscaled bitmap. I've tried changing around the font paths in
> XF86Config... no help. I tried setting up xfs, but X doesn't want to use it
> (tells me it can't find a transport). I've tried specifying a good font using
> the -fn switch pased to the server, but the server hangs.
> This is an out-of-the-box install, so the answer must be a very simple one,
> like setting a resource or something. But since I don't know how to find the
> problem, I can't find the solution.
> Sorry for the lack of information here, but again: I don't know what
> questions to ask to get started.
Me neither, but lets start with: did you install any font packages?
Also, knowing what version of xfree86 packages you are using would be
useful, and maybe the output of "grep -i font /etc/X11/XF86*".