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Re: X/KDE Font problem

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On Friday 08 March 2002 08:27 am, Daniel Haas wrote:
> Hi!
> I did a fresh install of woody some days ago. All works fine, and I'm
> surprised of the speed debians KDE has. I had a selfcompiled objprelinked
> KDE 2.2.1 before (Mandrake 8.0+) but KDE now nearly is 100% faster! Thanks
> for your great job in packaging KDE!
> But i wouldn't have posted, if there wasn't a small problem:
> My problem is, that i cannot get TrueType Fonts working under KDE. I have
> configured them under X (/etc/X11/XF86Config-4) and they work, xfontsel
> shows them all. Also AA works great, but in KControls Font module, i can
> only select between 3 different fonts. And KDE just looks ugly with this
> fonts. (something like Times New Roman). Is there any kde/x package to
> install fonts? Or what have I missed when configuring the fonts for x? (yes
> i called mkttfdir for my Truetype font dir, and as said, X doesn't complain
> about anything) its just that i cannot get them to list in the font dialog.
> I also tried kfontinst (found no package, so compiled it by myself), but
> this tool did not work for me neither.
> Sorry my english, its just ... - not my first language. (but 'leo:' does a
> great job sometimes ;-) )
> Any suggestions would be very appreciated.
> Thanks in advance,
> Daniel
Did you make sure to enable anti-aliased fonts in the fonts menu?  I believe 
I had to do that in order for KDE to recognize TT fonts.
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