Re: Fonts and XFree86
On Sunday 19 May 2002 23:26, Daniel D Jones wrote:
> On Sun, 2002-05-19 at 15:24, Dale Hair wrote:
> > I believe truetype fonts would not load on mine until I moved the
> > truetype fontpath lines to the beginning of the section. My X11Config-4
> > is probably not ideal but I'm satisfied with it for now. I'm open to
> > critique.
> I have my truetypes in /usr/share/fonts/truetype, which is the first
> entry in my fonts list.
That's no problem here. The truetype FontPath is at position 7 down the list.
But perhaps that behaviour changed between 4.1.0 and 4.2.0.
> > Section "Files"
> > RgbPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/rgb"
> > ModulePath "/usr/X11R6/lib/modules"
> > FontPath "/var/lib/defoma/x-ttcidfont-config.d/dirs/CID"
> > FontPath "/var/lib/defoma/x-ttcidfont-config.d/dirs/TrueType"
> I have deforma installed on my system but there are no font directories
> under /var/lib/defoma. There are a few *.font-cache files.
> > Section "Module"
> > Load "TrueType"
> > Load "truetype"
> > Load "freetype"
> I have freetype but I don't have either of the [Tt]rue[Tt]ype modules.
> Are they necessary? Where or in which package are the located?
I don't have them either and it works wonderfully. However (again) I'm running
4.2.0, but that shouldn't matter all too much since they didn't change that
part of the system AFAIK. I had 4.1.0 running before and I don't remember
Dumb idea: is the Module secion before or after the Files section? I don't
know if this matters, but originally it's before.
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