[techtalk] X4 and fonts

Eric Lammerts eric at lammerts.org
Thu Mar 8 15:24:14 EST 2001

On Wed, 7 Mar 2001, Shawn Ann Griffith wrote:
> I've been trying to get extra font packages to work with X4 particularly
> the freefont and sharefont packages.  I've read documentation, but so
> far I haven't found anything that will help.  I have added their font
> path to my xconfig file and still nothing.  Is there anyone out there
> who's been able to get these to work?  What am I overlooking?

If there are no 'fonts.dir' files in the font directories you need to
run "mkfontdir /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/{free,share}font".


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