Re: true type fonts in X 4.x ?
On Mon, Feb 04, 2002 at 11:46:03AM -0800, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Does anyone have the short version of how to set up true type fonts
> under X ?
> Here's what I did, maybe someone can point out the error in my ways.
> Load "xtt"
> to XF86Config
Change this to
> I also added /usr/share/fonts/truetype to the font path.
> ttfmkfdir -o fonts.dir
> in my /usr/share/fonts/truetype directory.
Make sure that fonts.scale is a copy of, or link to, fonts.dir in each
> Try xfontsel and :
> the fonts are "selectable" but they won't appear, i.e. they don't seem
> to render at all. In fact xfontsel starts acting a little strange
> with repaints now working, etc...
If you run Gnome, I suggest gfontsel from the gnome-utils package,
especially if you have lots of fonts installed.
Eric C. Cooper e c c @ c m u . e d u