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Re: True Type fonts, anti-aliasing



This one time, at band camp, Michael Kristensen said:
(Saturday 21 September 2002 05:51 am)
> > Try this:
> > cd /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TrueType/
> > ln -s /usr/share/fonts/truetype/* 
> > Can some one point what packages
> > need to be installed to get both TrueType and
> > anti-aliasing going?
> > I am running Woody.
>
> The correct one is /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TrueType.
> If you don't have that one either, the package you should get is
> msttcorefonts, I guess.
You'll need msttcorefonts and x-ttcidfont-conf. That will also eliminate the
need for any symlinks. The font directory to list in the X config files 
(Xf86Config-4 and XftConfig) is
 /var/lib/defoma/x-ttcidfont-conf.d/dirs/TrueType and remove
or comment out any other truetype directories in the files.

Warren



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