[Techtalk] new system, fonts missing

Terri Oda terri at zone12.com
Fri Jun 6 11:57:45 EST 2003

On Thu, Jun 05, 2003 at 12:17:13PM -0400, Emma Jane Hogbin wrote:
> I recently had a harddrive crash and had to reinstall everything from a
> debian rescue CD. Now when I try to start xpdf I get errors about a
> missing font:
> emmajane at debian:~$ xpdf
> LTK Error: Unknown font '-*-helvetica-medium-r-normal-*-14-*-*-*-*-*-*-*'
> I've installed the Microsoft free fonts and corrected my old XF86Config-4
> file to point to font directories that exist...but I guess I'm still
> missing Helvetica.

According to a glance through my font directories and the help of dpkg -S,
helvetica is in the package xfonts-100dpi or xfonts-75dpi.  


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