Hago Ziegler a écrit :
> Hi all,
> for hours now I'm trying to install new fonts for gimp. Freefont and
> sharefont have been easy to install, but I don't succeed to install the
> truetype fonts (I'm trying first to install only verdana)
> I installed xfs as it is consulted in its install-text, then I read a
> lot of text in my SuSE-manual, but it doesn't help, it just confuses.
> My fonts are in:
> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts                    the encodings tarball in
> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/encodings     the truetype fonts in:
> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fontstt                  inside there is now:
> fonts.dir, verdana.ttf
> fonts.dir:
> 1
> verdana.ttf -microsoft-verdana-medium-r-normal--0-0-0-0-p-0-iso8859-1
> in XF86Config I have set the paths:
> ..................
> FontPath       "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/sharefont"
> FontPath       "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/ttfonts/fonts.dir"
> FontPath       "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/encodings/encodings.tar"
> I also tried to set :
> FontPath      "tcp/localhost:7100"   But after the reboot I couldn't
> start the Xserver anymore and I had to remove it.
> and there is: /etc/xfs.config
> What can I do? What is the fault?
> Some help would be very pleasant
> Thank you             Hago

With the mandrake linux, there is a program call "drakfont" which load new font
for X, and also for all you're program. Look at :


I have used it on my computer, you can load, unload font, but you couldn't
unload the pre-installed fonts.
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