"Frans-Jan v. Steenbeek" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes  on Thu, 25 Sep 2003 06:35:40 +0200
     > Hi folks,
     > I recently decided to switch from Gnome to KDE wich I never used before. 
     > Before doing so, I decided to fully reinstall my system. I used xfstt for my 
     > TrueType fonts, and never had any problems with that.
     > I installed FreeBSD 4.7 with XFree86-3.3.6_11, kde-3.1.3 and xfstt-1.6 all 
     > from packages (I hate compiling, and my system does too due to lack of 
     > diskspace at times).
     > Everything went well, I'm a happy KDE-user now, but for one thing: the 
     > TrueType-fonts won't work in any KDE-app.
     > But when I invoke a GTK-based program (tested XMMS and the GIMP (GTK-1) and 
     > AbiWord and gedit (GTK-2) ) the fonts work fine in that program. Also, 
     > running xlsfonts | grep ttf gives me a fine list of my 57 fonts.
     > one odd thing though: when xfstt starts, it gives me an error about opening 
     > the font database, then rebuilds it, syncs and works. It does that every time 
     > again. I then tried xfstt-1.4 (wich I had on my previous install) wich works 
     > fine (gives that error the first time, then it's happy).
     > Now, is this a KDE-related problem? It seems to be, cause everything else 
     > works fine.
     > What to be done? Any suggestions?
     > (Please CC me, I'm not on the list)
     > thanks!
     > -- 
     > tcGB <>< Fi-Ji ><>

Well, I'm not sure if this is the same type of problem...

I just got truetype fonts installed (I'm running linux [redhat 7/8]).

I'm building kde-3.1.4. (I like to build things myself ;-))
I'm using xfstt 1.6.

But when I enable truetype fonts, none of the kde-3.1.4 applications run -- they
all start up, but quickly crashes,  the crash dialog doesn't stay up...

When I disable the truetype fonts, no problem... 

I was going to ask the KDE folks about this...

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