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Re: [SLE] xfstt
- From: juergen.braukmann@xxxxxxxxxxxx (Juergen Braukmann)
- Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2000 16:55:20 +0100
- Message-id: <388C75E8.92C8764@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
"Paul W. Abrahams" wrote:
> fx Fraipont wrote:
> > Where do I put Xfstt & to start the TTF font server automatically?
> > sbin/init.d/boot.local?
> > What about xset fp unix/:7101? This cannot be started as root, and
> > must be started after X. So where?
> I can't speak for xfstt with certainty but I assume the procedure is
> the same as for xfs:
> 1. The best place to start it is, as you surmised,
> /sbin/init.d/boot.local. Be sure to provide the full pathname in the
> call. Also, it's a good idea to echo a ``Starting xfstt'' message.
I use a script in /sbin/init.d to start xfsft. It's symlinked from
But that's a philisophical question. ;-))
> 2. The writeups are confusing about this xset business. The xset
> command affects only the current invocation of X. What you want to do
> is to put ``unix/:7101'' within the FontPaths in /etc/XF86Config. The
> best place is after the unscaled fonts.
> By the way, XFree86 version 4.0 will have built-in TrueType support,
> I'm told by the author of xfsft. Hooray!
yes. This will be xfxft, since it's capable to serve all other fonts as
This means only the fontpath "tcp/localhost:7100" entry and put the
other fonts into xfsft's config file. Havn't tried that yet.
> Paul Abrahams
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