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

On Mon, Oct 14, 2002 at 11:39:27AM +0200, Filip Van Raemdonck wrote:
> > > 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.

Looks like you don't want to use gnome-termimal. What about xterm?
In gnome2 they have made a lot of design choice that for you can be
interpreted as bug. Because they want to provide a better usuability
experience they are hidding a lot of option. You can rely on editing
yourself the gconf tree or use something else.


> > 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.
> Regards,
> Filip
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