Re: Login Manager
Ross Boylan wrote:
On Sun, May 02, 2004 at 12:15:05AM -0400, Bruce Park wrote:
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
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 much
about how KDE operates, please realize that this is the reason why I have
posted this problem. Any help or suggestion will be greatly appreciated.
The most recent upgrade also turned anti-aliasing off for the
greeter. Perhaps that has something to do with the ugliness.
Alternate theory: I had turned anti-aliasing on manually; the defaults
haven't changed. The file is /etc/kde3/kdm/kdmrc.
The problem was resolved when I logged in as the root user and tweaked the
fonts. Because I have never logged in as root previously (I usually never
do with KDE), it wasn't using antialised fonts as where my normal user
Really, thanks guys. I didn't know why I didn't think about that but
nontheless, the problem is solved for now. Thanks again.