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Re: no X after installing msttcorefonts



On Thu, Mar 06, 2003 at 12:56:10PM -0600, praveen kallakuri wrote:
> 
> hello
> 
> i tried this on debian laptops but dint get any useful responses.
> hopefully someone here can help me.
> 
> here's my setup; woody -- 2.4.17 customized for acpi - gnome2 - gdm2
> 
> i recently upgraded to gnome2 and things were fine except that my fonts
> were smudgy. the font-HOWTO i was reading mentioned that certain apps
> like netscape can do better rendering if they can access microsoft font
> package. thats what i did. i found out from somewhere that the font
> package was called msttcorefonts and installed it with apt-get. debian
> configurator lead me through installing various msft fonts and then i

> restarted xfs and gdm. thats when i the problem started. i no longer
> have a display! :(

Why are you using a font server at all?  Comment out that line from your
XF86Config-4, and add one like this:

FontPath "/var/lib/defoma/x-ttcidfont-conf.d/dirs/TrueType"
        
in the Files section.

> looking at the log files dint help much. maybe someone can read between
> the lines. am including the entire content on these links:
> 
> 	http://csce.unl.edu/~pkallaku/pub/general/XFree86.0.log
> 	http://csce.unl.edu/~pkallaku/pub/general/XF86Config-4
> 
> looking anxiously for someone to help me.

I'm offline at the moment, sorry.

-- 
Rob Weir <rweir@ertius.org>				http://ertius.org/

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