what creates fonts.alias?
Jeremy C. Reed
reed at reedmedia.net
Thu Aug 17 23:29:36 PDT 2006
I installed fonts-misc-misc which uses bdftopcf, ucs2any (from font-util)
mkfontscale, and mkfontdir.
Starting Xnest (or Xorg) complains:
could not open default font 'fixed'
I manually created the fonts.alias for this and that worked.
The mkfontdir documents the fonts.alias file. But it doesn't say what
creates the fonts.alias.
Where does it come from?
There was a mkfontalias at http://home.c2i.net/dark/linux.html#fuzzy for
creating a fonts.alias from the fonts.dir for TrueType fonts. (But now
I am sure something is with Xorg, but I am overlooking it.
More information about the xorg