Re: Login Manager
On Sunday, May 2, 2004 9:49 am, Bruce Park wrote:
> Antiphon wrote:
> > Bruce Park wrote:
> >> Hey guys,
> >> I've been trying to solve this problem ever since I did an upgrade on
> >> my system. Currently, I'm running KDE 3.2 in Sarge and ever since I
> >> did the upgrade, I've been having this weird font problem with the
> >> "login manager." You can view the screen shot at
> >> http://www.dolda2000.com/~bpark/snapshot5.png.
> >> I also was checking out /etc/kde3/kdm/Xservers and noticed that the
> >> first line (that's not commented) looks like this:
> >> :0 local@tty1 /usr/X11R6/bin/X -nolisten tcp vt7
> >> as where the old file looked like:
> >> :0 local@tty1 /usr/X11R6/bin/X -dpi 75 -nolisten tcp vt7
> >> I actually like the new file better since fonts are bigger but I have
> >> a strong suspicion that this is causing the weird font error. I'm open
> >> to any suggestions on how to fix this problem. As I really don't know
> >> that
> > KDM by default is set to run X at 100dpi. Your fonts are ugly like that
> > because you have a nonscalable font. Change to a TrueType or Postscript
> > font for your system font and things will be fine.
> Thanks for responding. Where can I change the system font? I know I have
> TrueType fonts on my system but I'm not aware of where to find the settings
> for these things.
To change your user fonts, log in and then go to the Control Centre |
Appearance & Themes | Fonts.
Just make sure to choose a TrueType font for the general font setting and that
should solve things.