On Monday, February 3, 2003, at 09:24 AM, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
Can you point me to a description of how to do this? All the documentation I've found describes starting gdm from /etc/ttys, and I'm not exactly sure how to translate that over to an rc.d script.On Mon, 2003-02-03 at 03:16, Mark Edwards wrote:Well, the directions claim its simple, but try as I might, I can't get font anti-aliasing to save my life! I've tried following the gdkxft README, but I still can't make gdkxft do anything useful.Is there some trick to getting it working with gdm? Should I have an Xsession.d or an xinitrc.d directory somewhere (creating them in /etc/X11 doesn't do squat).You will need to move the gdm startup out of /etc/ttys, and create a /usr/X11R6/etc/rc.d script for it. In that script, set the LD_PRELOAD (I think that's what gdkxft requires) variable, and you should be good to go. Joe
Also, will setting LD_PRELOAD this way affect gnome after login, or will it just affect gdm?
I tried setting LD_PRELOAD by hand in a term window after logging in, and then launching a gnome app like mozilla, and I still didn't see anti-aliased text. Does this indicate further problems?
Thanks for you help!
San Francisco, CA
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