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I am new to slackware and I have recently installed dropline gnome.
When I ran the installpkg command everything seemed to go fine, but
when I try to launch and gnome related application there are no fonts
and when I start gnome there are none there either. I have taken screenshots, they are here: http://www.geocities.com/plus_321/index.html
Also, when I try to compile acidlaunch it still says that I haven't got libxml2, but I believe libxml2 was included with dropline.
Okay, I changed my default to gnome and did init 3 and startx and I still have the same problem.
When I downloaded dropline it went to /var/cache/dropline-installer and when I installed it I ran installpkg on everything except for a text
file called DroplineFiles which looks like a text file listing all of the other packages. Perhaps this has something to do with the problem.
But since I have no idea what to do with it I'm open to suggestions.
I think that I may have found the problem, I tried to run dropline-installer --install-local and I get an error when it comes to
the exact error is:
Cannot install /var/cache/dropline-installer/libglade-dropline-2.0.1-i385-1.tgz:
package does not end in .tgz
Error: Package installation failed.
When I check for this package it is not there. I really do not want to download the entire thing again is there an easier way.
Also, if I do have to download the whole thing again, how do I uninstall the old version.
I checked for your bad/missing file - I don't have it either. It wasn't part of any of my installation of dropline. I have since run an --update. Wouldn't think it would fail to install a library though.
If your wanting the one from the /etc/X11 directory, here is mine:
drew@stardust:/etc/X11$ less XftConfig
# Font directories.
# alias 'fixed' for 'mono'
match any family == "fixed" edit family =+ "mono";
# Check users config file
# Substitute TrueType fonts for Type1 versions
match any family == "Times" edit family += "Times New Roman";
match any family == "Helvetica" edit family += "Verdana";
match any family == "Courier" edit family += "Courier New";
# Use Luxi fonts for default faces
match any family == "serif" edit family += "Luxi Serif";
match any family == "sans" edit family += "Luxi Sans";
match any family == "mono" edit family += "Luxi Mono";
# Alias between XLFD families and font file family name, prefer local
match any family == "charter" edit family += "bitstream charter";
match any family == "bitstream charter" edit family =+ "charter";
# Alias older name for Luxi fonts
match any family == "LuciduxSerif" edit family += "Luxi Serif";
match any family == "Lucidux Serif" edit family += "Luxi Serif";
match any family == "LuciduxSans" edit family += "Luxi Sans";
match any family == "Lucidux Sans" edit family += "Luxi Sans";
match any family == "LuciduxMono" edit family += "Luxi Mono";
match any family == "Lucidux Mono" edit family += "Luxi Mono";