[lug] Font installation question

Gary Masters gmasters at devcg.denver.co.us
Wed Oct 27 07:19:16 MDT 1999

On Tue, 26 Oct 1999, Michael J. Hammel wrote:

> > 2) Again as root, I added added the FontPath line to the Section  
> > "Files" as specified in the gimp directions: 
> > 
> > FontPath  "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/URW" 
> > 
> > 
> > The URW line follows the FontPath lines for "misc: unscaled",  
> > "75dpi: unscaled", and "100dpi: unscaled".  In what appeared to me  
> > to be a distribution dependent distinction, the Section "Files" was  
> > contained in XF86Config.eg, not XF86Config.   
> Overkill.  You don't necessarily need to update the XF86Config file, but I
> suppose that works.  I just use 

Doesn't RedHat 6.0 use the font server (xfs)?  Will it work correctly
to have part of the fonts accessed via xfs and others via a more
typical FontPath directive?

If the answer to the second question is no, perhaps it would work out
better to add that font to the xfs configuration, and restart xfs.

  Gary Masters
  gmasters at devcg.denver.co.us

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