Re: xfstt + xset
On Tue, 3 Nov 1998, Stephen J. Carpenter wrote:
> > Now that xfstt is tackled on this thread, why can't I see any TTfonts
> > when I run an xsession?
> > I have copied some TTfonts on /var/ttfonts/, xfstt is running as a daemon
> > tho' I have to manually enter the entries into /etc/rc?.d. Doesn't the
> > dpkg install script do this?
> > $ps ax |grep xfstt
> > 142 ? S 0:00 /usr/X11R6/bin/xfstt --port 7101
> > What else do I need to do Steph?
> Well for starters, put the fonts in /usr/share/fonts/truetype not /var/ttfonts.
> (unless you are using the hamm version...then you are right :))
I've upgraded to hamm =8^)
> The script SHOULD (last time I looked does) install the rc.d links for the
> init.d script...are you SURE it doesn't? If not the proper way to add them
> (which the deb file is suposed to do) is "update-rc.d xfstt defaults"
When I upgraded xfstt (never thought it was installed when I had 1.3). It
placed the file /etc/init.d/xfstt.dpkg-new. So i had to symlink the
entries in /etc/rc?.d using that file.
> Do you mean you need to manually enter the font path every time you start X?
> if that is the problem then I suggest the following:
> edit /etc/X11/Xf86config and add to the fontpaths:
Thanks for pointing that out.
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