On Mon, Feb 25, 2002 at 04:03:17PM -0600, Jim Clark wrote:
> Hate to ask it, as it has been discussed many times and there are many
> web pages on it, but I can't get it to work.
> RedHat 7.2 using GIMP 1.2.3
> I have some additional fonts I'm trying to install. I have added the
> path to this directory to my /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fs/config file by just
> adding the directory with a comma to the list.
> The directory has been the recipient of a type1inst action and the
> fonts.dir and fonts.scale files are there. They are woned by root with
> 444 permissions, which seem to be the perms on other directories.
> I did a xset fp rehash.
> I still do not have the fonts I tried to install.

Did you restart the font server?  On Redhat 7.1, you can do this by

# /etc/init.d/xfs restart

> While on the topic of fonts, there seem to be many redundancies and many
> more not too worthwhile. Other than today's action, I have the standard
> RH install. Are there any of these directories I can comment out to
> reduce the clutter?

I don't see any reason why you couldn't.


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