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Old 07-06-2004, 11:31 PM   #1
brynjarh
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X, Fatal server error: could not open default font 'fixed'


Fatal server error:
could not open default font 'fixed'

I wrote 'startx' and then got an error or something, checked the log file and the above text is what was in the log file almost at the bottom, I couĂldn't see any other error then that. How the hell do I fix it? :ț
 
Old 07-06-2004, 11:40 PM   #2
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FontPath "unix/:7100"
This apears to be the problem, it's a line in my xorg.conf file, is the font path wrong or something? Am I missing some font packedge? Help me please.
 
Old 10-28-2009, 01:02 PM   #3
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I had that same problem. Go to /usr/lib/X11/fonts/misc/fonts.alias. In fonts.alias look for a line that says: "fixed -misc-fixed-medium-r-semicondensed--13-120-75-75-c-60-iso8859-<x>". Replace the "<x>" with a number (in my case I put "1"), save the file and try to run startx again.

P.D.: You'll see that other fonts have the "<x>", you can either change them or leave them as they are. In my case I just left them like that, since the problem is in the "fixed" font.

Hope this helps.
 
Old 10-28-2009, 04:24 PM   #4
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You simply should install package named xfonts-base.
 
  


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