On Mon, 15 May 2000, Data Wizard wrote:
> some errors i noticed:
>       1.  to sync xfstt, you use xfstt --sync, not xfstt sync.
>       2.  in order to add the new font path, the command is xset fp+
> unix/:7101.
>       3.  i can't remember, but i think you must have X running, also to
> set the font path.

I am sorry. You are wright.
I copied it from my notes and I did it too fast...

I am not sure about 3., because if you have X running you can not
modify XF86Config, but you can have X running when doing steps 1 and 2.

Best regards,
> On Mon, 15 May 2000, Javier Hernandez wrote:
> >>On Sun, 14 May 2000, Per Pettersson wrote:
> >>> I have a newbie font question which I like to have solved.
> >>> I want to install windos fonts (.ttf or something) but I havent figured it
> >>> out yet by myself how to do that. I sincerely hope that someone knows this
> >>> out there.
> >>Basically to use windows ttf fonts you can follow the following steps:
> >>1.- Install a True Type Font Server. I would suggest "xfstt".
> >>    I do not know which distribution are you using but you can find it
> >>a freshmeat or any other of the popular packages places.
> >>2.- Create a directory for copying your favourite TTF files.
> >>    (e.g. /usr/ttfonts) 
> >>    I think it will possible to make a symlink of a Windows partition,
> >>where the original files are located but I have not tried it yet.
> >>3.- Run `xfstt sync` to load the fonts.
> >>4.- Start xfstt in background:  xfstt &
> >>5.- xset +fp unix/:7100   (Set the X for the fonts)
> >>6.- Add the following line to your /etc/XF86Config file, at the section
> >>    Files:     FontPath  "unix/:7100"
> >>Then start the X, and Gimp.
> >>After starting Gimp, you can go to the Text dialog box and see TTF there.

Javi,         _____                  [EMAIL PROTECTED]
                |                    http://www.europa3.com/users/fjherna/
     \_________(_)_________/         http://www.valux.org/
____________!___!___!___________     Valencia(Spain)
Q:      Do you know what the death rate around here is?
A:      One per person.

Reply via email to