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Re: KDE 3.1 upgrade & fonts?

On Saturday 01 February 2003 16:22, Marco Laverdière wrote:
> Hi to all,
> Just did an upgrade du KDE 3.1 on my Debian mixed system.  Everything went
> fine, except for fonts.  Some carachters (like: ") now appear as little
> squares (like this:  ?).  This happens wether the AA fonts option is
> checked or not in the Configuration Center and wathever fonts type I
> choose.  I'm using KDE in French but this doesn't seem to be the problem si
> French caracters (é, è, â, ...) appears fine.
> I know it may be a KDE specific problem, but other people who did the
> upgrade do KDE 3.1 on other distros told me that they're not experiencing
> this..  Could this be a problem with an encoding option or package
> misconfigured?
> Any help would be appreciate.
> Thanks.
> Marco Laverdière
> Debian newbie!

I had the same problem. It was because of wrong permissions from several font 
files in /usr/X11/lib/X11/font. They weren't accesible for ordinary users. 
Only for root. 

Check if root kan use the fonts then check the permissions. 

Johnny Geling

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