Re: I have tried to get this font crap working...

Subject: Re: I have tried to get this font crap working...
From: Kevin Vajk (
Date: Mon May 07 2001 - 19:02:01 CDT

On Sun, 6 May 2001, andrew chadwick wrote:

> I added the MS core fontpack to my /usr/share/AbiSuite/fonts/
> Used ckfontpath to add the dir to my XFS config
> Ran both ttmkfdir -o fonts.scale and mkfontdir

You don't say what OS you're on. I'm guessing RedHat Linux, right?

> So I am thinking that maybe I am not connecting to the font server?

I don't know, maybe so.

> I can't actually tell what port its running on...
> [root@naomi fonts]# ps ax|grep xfs
> 728 ? S 1:05 xfs -droppriv -daemon
> 17764 pts/1 S 0:00 grep xfs
> does this mean 728...? I tried adding it..

No, 728 is its process ID number (PID). Looking at the only manual for
xfs ("man xfs"), it seems that it listens on port 7100 by default.

> [root@naomi AbiSuite]# xset fp+ unix/:728

What you probably want is: xset fp+ unix/:7100

Give it a try. Good luck!

- Kevin Vajk

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