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Re: f11 - missing font?



2009/7/1 Rick Stevens <ricks nerd com>:
> Frank Cox wrote:
>>
>> On Wed, 01 Jul 2009 13:48:00 +0300
>> Markku Kolkka wrote:
>>
>>>>> xorg-x11-fonts-Type1
>>>>
>>>> That wasn't installed, but installing it wasn't the solution
>>>> -- the error is still present.
>>>
>>> Did you restart X (and xfs) after installing the font?
>>> xorg-x11-fonts-Type1 provides the scalable IBM Courier fonts
>>> (-ibm-courier-*-*-normal--*-*-*-*-m-*-*-*)
>>
>> I logged out and logged back in.  Shouldn't that have accomplished the
>> goal?
>
> xfs is started as part of the system startup.  You could, as root:
>
>        service xfs restart
>
> Not sure about X.  I think a logout/login just restarts xdm, not X
> itself.

XFS is optional and has been for quite a while (2+ years):
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases/FeatureNoMoreXFS

[sam samlap ~]$ rpm -qi xorg-x11-xfs
package xorg-x11-xfs is not installed
(my GUI works perfectly well)

As such, it's probably not installed and X is sourcing the fonts from
their directories and not via a font server.

-- 
Sam


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