could not open default font
chechun_kuo at sis.com
Sat Jul 29 07:29:29 PDT 2006
After typing the following message on my debian system, it works.
apt-get --reinstall install xfonts-base
thanks all of your reply, thanks a lot!!
From: Jeremy C. Reed [mailto:reed at reedmedia.net]
Sent: Friday, July 28, 2006 1:28 AM
Cc: xfree86 at xfree86.org; xorg at lists.freedesktop.org
Subject: Re: could not open default font
On Fri, 28 Jul 2006, cckuo wrote:
> Dear all:
> Below is excerpted from my Xorg.0.log file
Why email xfree86?
> Fatal server error:
> could not open default font 'fixed'
> does that mean I have to download another font file or change my XFree86
> config file?
Do you have the "fixed" font?
For Xorg this is found in the Xorg misc-misc package. Look at the source
downloads at http://xorg.freedesktop.org/releases/individual/font/
Or if you did have XFree86 installed then adjust your FontPath (in your
xorg.conf) to point to your XFree86 fonts.
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