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Re: Fonts totally gone in konqueror

Did you check fontconfig?  There was an issue with setting that up, a
while back.

(but I'm running unstable, not testing, so this might just be a wild
goose chase).  

Ross Boylan <RossBoylan@stanfordalumni.org> writes:

> I think the applications were set to use TrueType fonts, and for some
> reason KDE isn't seeing them.  When I reset the fonts in the
> applications I noticed some fonts didn't show (in applications with a
> preview pane of the text, the preview was blank; in those that had
> drop down lists showing font names in the style of the font their were
> blank lines on the list).  I think those fonts were the TrueType ones,
> since I didn't see any of them.  I saw Roman (Adobe) but not Time New
> Roman, for example, and there were no entries under Microsoft-*.
> Anybody know what I have to tell KDE3 so it will see the fonts?  KDE2,
> running simultaneously under the same XFree, does have access to them,
> so I think thinigs are OK at the X level.
> On Fri, Jun 13, 2003 at 10:44:40PM -0700, Ross Boylan wrote:
>> I am running a Debian/testing system with KDE2, and have built KDE 3
>> from cvs, installing it to its own directory.  This is a vanilla KDE
>> build, not one making Debian packages.
>> I did this a few months ago and KDE3 basically worked.  Then one day, it
>> stopped working.  I assumed this was because I had updated some
>> library underneath via apt-get.  KDE2 continues to be fine.
>> I just rebuilt KDE3 from source, and am seeing one problem from before:
>> Konqueror doesn't display fonts at all.  That is, where glyphs for
>> characters should appear on the screen, there is nothing.  So the KDE
>> help is totally blank, except for the graphic at the top of the page.
>> Other pages show me horizontal lines where text should be.
>> Konqueror shows the text OK when it does a directory listing.  I see
>> fonts fine in shells; I even see them in KWord.
>> Conceivably the help problem has a different source than the more
>> general text viewing problem.
>> Can anyone suggest where to start looking for the cause of this
>> problem?  A solution would be even nicer!
>> Thanks.
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