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Re: emacs fonts (my stupid mistake, perhaps)





--- On Sat, 7/18/09, stan <gryt2 q com> wrote:

> From: stan <gryt2 q com>
> Subject: Re: emacs fonts (my stupid mistake, perhaps)
> To: fedora-list redhat com
> Date: Saturday, July 18, 2009, 12:52 PM
> On Sat, 18 Jul 2009 09:33:41 -0700
> (PDT)
> Globe Trotter <itsme_410 yahoo com>
> wrote:
> 
> > 
> > Hi, 
> > 
> > I like using the 10x20 font for emacs, and do so using
> 
> > 
> > emacs -fn10x20
> > 
> > However, when I do this on my F11 installation, I get:
> "No fonts
> > match '10x20' ". 
> > 
> > I think I must have done something stupid to get here,
> but I don't
> > recall doing anything strange and out of the ordinary
> over the past 2
> > days. In any case, how does one get my preferred font
> back?
> > 
> > Many thanks and best wishes,
> > T
> 
> I don't know how much space you have on your HD, but if you
> do
> yum list available | grep -i font > font_list
> and install the resulting fonts (some for sure
> unnecessary),
> it adds approx 100MB (at least on my system).  You
> then have all
> official fonts installed.  I have not received any
> font complaints
> since doing this.  Overkill?  Maybe.  But
> surely no worse than having
> i18n for myriad languages I don't speak or read installed
> for every
> package.
> 
> I had the rpmfusion repositories enabled when I did this as
> well, so I
> picked up any fonts that have encumbrances associated with
> them.
> 
> One possible solution.

Hi,

Thanks very much! Even without rpmfusion, it wanted to install 254MB worth of rpms. 

Anyway, I found it! Installing xorg-x11-fonts-misc got me my preferred font:-)

Many thanks and best wishes,
T


      


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