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Re: True Type fonts



>> Section "Files"
>> RgbPath		"/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/rgb"
>> FontPath             "unix/:7101"
>> FontPath             "/usr/share/fonts/truetype"
>> FontPath	"/usr/lib/X11/fonts/misc/:unscaled"
>> FontPath	"/usr/lib/X11/fonts/cyrillic/:unscaled"
>> FontPath	"/usr/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/:unscaled"
>> FontPath	"/usr/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/:unscaled"
>> FontPath	"/usr/lib/X11/fonts/Type1/"
>> FontPath	"/usr/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo/"
>> FontPath	"/usr/lib/X11/fonts/misc/"
>> FontPath	"/usr/lib/X11/fonts/cyrillic/"
>> FontPath	"/usr/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/"
>> FontPath	"/usr/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/"
>> ModulePath "/usr/X11R6/lib/modules"
>> EndSection

Stewart> Ok.  I can leave the unix/:7101 uncommented and it starts x
Stewart> just fine.  The truetype path is what is causing the "can't
Stewart> find default font 'fixed'" error.

Of course.  The X server itself doesn't know iota about True Type.
Only xfstt understands them.  So X gets some kind of error when
processing the truetype line (which shouldn't be there), and never
reads the rest of the paths, including the misc one (which is where
fixed resides).

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Ian Zimmerman, Oakland, California, U.S.A.
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