Can't find missing font on Fedora 8

Rex Dieter rdieter at
Thu Nov 15 14:55:20 UTC 2007

lbrooks at MIT.EDU wrote:

> I am getting the following fatal error when trying to launch a third-party
> app on Fedora 8:
> X Error of failed request:  BadName (named color or font does not exist)
>  Major opcode of failed request:  45 (X_OpenFont)
>  Serial number of failed request:  16
>  Current serial number in output stream:  31
> I have tried installing all sorts of fonts and cannot get the error to get
> the
> application to launch.  Does anyone know what package my system is
> missing?

yum groupinstall base-x

-- Rex

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