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[Bug 464214] YaST2 Qt crashes if some X11 fonts are not installed
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  • Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2009 12:09:13 -0700 (MST)
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--- Comment #12 from Stefan Hundhammer <sh@xxxxxxxxxx> 2009-01-14 12:09:09 MST
(In reply to comment #7)
X11 fonts are X server resources. The X server has to provide them. AFAIK, if
it doesn't, then having the fonts on the machine where the X client (the
application) is running won't have any effect.

Disregard this. This is outdated information; Mike explained it to me. These
days, modern toolkits like Qt do client-side font rendering, i.e. the fonts are
loaded from the machine the X client (the application) runs on.

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