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Old 04-04-2004, 10:36 PM   #1
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Question Could not open default font 'fixed' installing 10.0

Hi there,

I decided to upgrade my Mandrake 9.2 installation to 10.0 (download version) but it was not possible to make it work in graphic display. I have an ATI Radeon 7500 which the new installer detected as radeon, but when I test the installation it gives the message: Could not open default font 'fixed'.

The new installation works properly in text mode, but it doesn't start the graphic system. Any directions?


Old 04-04-2004, 10:45 PM   #2
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have u installed the fonts properly?
try running fc-cache, or try restarting the xfs (X font server)
Old 04-06-2004, 09:31 PM   #3
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It's supposed that the upgrade should install all that were required, but... How can I install the fonts? How can I check if they are properly installed? rpm -i xxxx? And rpm -q yyyy?

I run fc-cache and xfs but I didn't make anything.


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