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Old 03-26-2004, 05:01 PM   #1
kholdstare
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Font missing in Konsole!!!!!


Hi. I have a font missing in the KDE Konsole of Slack 9.1 after doing a complete update with (K)swaret. I've reinstalled slack about 5 times because of this, and everytime I update, i get the error. Here it is

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Font `-misc-console-medium-r-normal--16-160-72-72-c-80-iso10646-1' not found.
Check README.linux.console for help.
Any help greatly appreciated.

kholdstare


P.S. not a big problem, just annoying, and I dont like having to use xterm for system stuff...
 
Old 03-26-2004, 07:01 PM   #2
hw-tph
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What language settings do you have? iso10646-1 must be a pretty obscure character set, it's not even supported by the Linux kernel. Try setting the "Language" in KDE to US/English and the keyboard to whatever locale you use.


Håkan
 
Old 03-27-2004, 11:01 AM   #3
kholdstare
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Smile

Thanks, but my language is set to US english. Just thinking... since it came after i upgraded with SWareT.... i think i will reinstall the xfree86 fonts... ill let you know if it helps
 
Old 04-05-2005, 08:43 AM   #4
gborghesi
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Font `-misc-console-medium-r-normal--16-160-72-72-c-80-iso10646-1' not found.

please.

cd /etc/fonts
vi local.conf
<!-- Uncomment below to enable bitmapped fonts -->
<!--
<dir>/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts</dir>
-->
<!-- Uncomment below to enable the freetype autohinter module -->
<!--
<match target="font">
<edit name="autohint" mode="assign">
<bool>true</bool>
</edit>
</match>
-->

After
<dir>/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts</dir>
<match target="font">
<edit name="autohint" mode="assign">
<bool>true</bool>
</edit>
</match>
Restart the "X" and good luck!!!

Aldo
 
Old 04-30-2005, 10:58 PM   #5
ojnab
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Workaround for konsole font problem

Hi,

I've tried many different suggestions including the ones posted here, and still haven't managed to configure anything so that konsole finds the fonts.

I have found a simple workaround though: within konsole's settings menu, change the font, and save the settings.

Ken.
 
Old 05-01-2005, 02:54 AM   #6
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I have had the same problem and the solution is to just change the font.
 
  


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