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RE: Re: could not open default font



Dear all:
After typing the following message on my debian system, it works.

apt-get --reinstall install xfonts-base

thanks all of your reply, thanks a lot!!
cckuo
-----Original Message-----
From: xfree86-admin@xxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:xfree86-admin@xxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
Of Mark Vojkovich
Sent: Saturday, July 29, 2006 12:46 AM
To: xfree86@xxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re:  Re: could not open default font

   The "could not open default font 'fixed'" is almost always because
some distribution configured XFree86 to get all fonts from a font
server (no other FontPaths in the XF86Config) yet failed to keep the
font server (xfs) running.

			Mark.

On Thu, 27 Jul 2006, Alfred Hovdestad wrote:

> Does XFree use the xfs daemon?  Is xfs running?
>
>     Alfred Hovdestad
>
>
>
> Alan Coopersmith wrote:
> > First step: figure out if you are using Xorg or XFree86.   They are not
the
> > same and are built & configured a bit differently.   (If you're using
> > xorg.conf
> > as stated earlier, you can't be using XFree86, but now you stated
> > XF86Config-4
> > and remaking XFree86.)
> >
> > "could not open default font 'fixed'" means the font path set in your
> > config
> > file does not contain a font with the name or alias of "fixed" - that's
> > included
> > in both the XFree86 & XOrg fonts, so if you've done a full install of
> > either,
> > then you need to find where the fonts were installed and verify your
> > config file
> > lists that path.
> >
> >     -Alan Coopersmith-           alan.coopersmith@xxxxxxx
> >      Sun Microsystems, Inc. - X Window System Engineering
> >
> >
> > cckuo wrote:
> >> I have checked the font path I set in my XF86Config-4 and it seems
> >> point to
> >> the right place.
> >> I also remake and reinstall my XFree on my machine and the error
> >> message is
> >> still there.
> >> Does "could not open default font 'fixed' " means there is a font
> >> package's
> >> name with fixed on it and I need to download it to the fontpath?
> >>
> >> Thanks a lot !
> >> cckuo
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