Re: No Helvetica in KDE (Sid)
but I don't think there's something wrong with fonts.conf, because GTK and
Motif apps as well as OpenOffice have no problem displaying Helvetica. It
seems to be a KDE-only problem!
Sorry, I should have mentioned that before...
PS: Of course I've tried fc-cache but nothing has changed.
On Saturday 08 March 2003 10:03, Alan Chandler wrote:
> On Saturday 08 Mar 2003 3:29 am, Felix Homann wrote:
> > Hi,
> > after my latest apt-get upgrade my fonts look very ugly. In particular
> > Helvetica doesn't look like Helvetica anymore in KDE apps. In KDE's
> > "Select Font" dialog there's no visible difference betwween Helvetica
> > and Lucida, Palatino and some other fonts.
> > Is this what Ralf Nolden mentioned a couple of days ago, that kdebase has
> > to be rebuild with new libfontconfig?
> Install the debian fontconfig package - or if you already have it installed
> try running fc-cache.
> If you still have problems - check what your /etc/fonts/fonts.conf file is
> doing with Helvetica - it sounds as though fontconfig is matching the
> family "Helvetica" to something else. This could be for a number of
> reasons - the most likely being that the Helvetica font is not being picked
> up from where ever it is installed (/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts subdir).
> Alan Chandler