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Re: Bug#164594: libzvt2.0-0: Breaks font selection broken in Gnome Terminal

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On Mon, Oct 14, 2002 at 11:12:43AM +0200, Christian Marillat wrote:
> Filip Van Raemdonck <mechanix@debian.org> writes:
> > On Mon, Oct 14, 2002 at 10:52:30AM +0200, Christian Marillat wrote:
> > > Filip Van Raemdonck <mechanix@debian.org> writes:
> > > >
> > > > It is intended to work with TT *AND* other fonts.
> > >
> > > GNOME 2 work better with ttf fonts, this is why a recommend to install
> > > ttf fonts.
> > 
> > Recommend, yes. Require, no.
> > Even without ttfs one must still be able to change the gnome-terminal
> > font, everything else is a bug. It's not meant to work *only* with ttfs.
> Where are you seeing that gnome-terminal depends/requires ttf fonts ?

I'm seeing that I can't select any other fonts. And I read your original
comment that says that GNOME2 "is intended to work with ttf fonts".

> BTW this bug as been solved in private.

It's not resolved, non-tt fonts are still not usable with gnome-terminal.
In fact, I just tried setting it to use FreeMono (from the ttf-freefonts
package) and even that failed, so the problem is not just restricted to
non ttf fonts.



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