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Re: install impressions

On Mon, Jul 15, 2002 at 02:25:51PM +0200, martin f krafft wrote:
> installing the xserver packages did not pull xfonts-base onto the
> system, so startx/xdm failed with "could not open default font
> 'fixed'". that's also not an easy problem to get around for people who
> don't know the field that well...

The X server packages shouldn't depend on fonts, since you might have
them on an external font server. The x-window-system-core metapackage is
there for people who want a basic X installation.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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