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Re: Can't init font path element

On Wed, Jul 04, 2001 at 04:12:50PM -0400, Ken Januski wrote:
> Okay,
> I've buried myself in X arcana for 2-3 days. and now have what looks
> like legit fonts.dir, fonts.alias and fonts.dir files for truetype
> fonts. But everytime I start X I get the above message: "Cam't init font
> path element "/usr/share/fonts/truetype, removing from list"'. Netscape
> font preferences shows variable width fonts but all with size of 0. I
> thought I fixed this when I got a useful fonts.alias file using
> mkfontdir.py. I have the feeling that the problem all goes back to the
> "Can't init" error. Does anyone have any ideas what could cause this?
> Tbanks in advance,
> Ken
Generally when X 4.x.x gives you this kind of error, it means that you are not
loading some module it requires. Either check out what module you need for 
truetype fonts or switch to font server ( second IMHO is better )

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