Re: questions about xset

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xset
+fp=/share/apps/Mathematica7.0/SystemFiles/Fonts/Type1,/share/apps/Mathematica7.0/SystemFiles/Fonts/BD
xset:  unknown option
+fp=/share/apps/Mathematica7.0/SystemFiles/Fonts/Type1,/share/apps/Mathematica7.0/SystemFiles/Fonts/BD


>From the man pages, one uses the "=" sign when you are defining the whole
path.  For additions to the beginning or end of the list, the "=" is not
used.

On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 11:18 AM, <m.roth@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Doll, Margaret Ann wrote:
> > CentOS release 5.6 (Final)
> >
> > We have Mathematica 7.0 installed on our computer cluster, but are unable
> > to get the display to work.   The initial trademark comes up, but not the
> > rest of the application.
> >
> >  mathematica &
> > [1] 2527
> > [mdoll@ted ~]$ xset:  bad font path element (#1149), possible causes
> are:
> >     Directory does not exist or has wrong permissions
> >     Directory missing fonts.dir
> >     Incorrect font server address or syntax
> <snip>
> > I have tried
> > xset +fp
> >
> /share/apps/Mathematica7.0/SystemFiles/Fonts/Type1,/share/apps/Mathematica7.0/SystemFiles/Fonts/BDF
> <snip>
> > xset +fp
> > /share/apps/Mathematica7.0/SystemFiles/Fonts/Type1
> > xset:  bad font path element (#1149), possible causes are:
> >     Directory does not exist or has wrong permissions
> >     Directory missing fonts.dir
> >     Incorrect font server address or syntax
>       ^^^^^^^^^                        ^^^^^^
> >
> > What's going wrong?
>
> That's what I think is wrong. From man xset
> <snip>
> [fp=pathlist] [-fp=pathlist] [+fp=pathlist] [fp-pathlist] [fp+pathlist]
> <snip>
> esp. since it keeps giving you its std. error message. Try
> xset
>
> +fp=/share/apps/Mathematica7.0/SystemFiles/Fonts/Type1,/share/apps/Mathematica7.0/SystemFiles/Fonts/BDF
>
>       mark
>
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