Re: KDE font woes
On Saturday 25 October 2003 17:50, Ross Boylan wrote:
> I wish I could get fonts to work properly, but perhaps I can help
> you. My understanding is that recent KDE's (i.e., 3) use fontconfig
> for a lot of their font functionality. So if you want it to work
> right, you have to enter the proper fonts in /etc/fonts/local.conf.
> You may also need to run fc-cache -fv.
> KDE mostly relies on Qt; Qt relies on fontconfig.
> KDE 2 used an earlier version of these same things, controlled, I
> believe, through /etc/X11/XftConfig.
This actually helped enormously. By default, only Type1 fonts are included in
the fontconfig path. So, I just added my other font directories into the /
etc/fonts/local.conf field, rand fc-cache and went along with my business.
This should be documented somewhere for all to see, and/or integrated into