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Re: tt fonts listing but unavailable?

On Mon, Nov 20, 2000 at 02:28:04AM -0500, Paul D. Smith wrote:
> I just installed X 4.0.1.  After some tweaking it seems to be mostly
> working.
> I followed the directions listed here previously to get my TT fonts
> (copied from my Windows partition, plus other places) visible.  Now I
> can see them all with xlfonts.
> However, my previous window manager (fvwm 2.3.x) title bar fonts are not
> working any more; they worked before the upgrade (I was using XFree86
> 3.3.6 plus the xfstt server--I've now removed the xfstt server package
> and I'm not using any font server at all, just what comes with X).
> I used to use this font: "-*-barbedor t heavy-medium-r-normal-*-100-*-iso8859-1"
> but now when I ask for it, FVWM says it's not found.  When I use
> xlsfonts and grep for "barbedor" I can find this font:
>   -2rebels-barbedor t heavy-medium-r-normal--0-0-0-0-p-0-iso8859-1
> When I use "xfontsel -scaled", I can choose the exact font I want, but
> my WM doesn't grok it.
> This worked fine with the old X server and xfstt; is there something I
> have to do to allow clients to use the scaleable fonts in X 4.x?
i had the same problem with X3.3.6 + xfstt when freetype1 was not installed yet,
xfontsel/gimp showed it in the list but displaying the font failed.

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