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Old 09-10-2005, 06:30 AM   #1
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No fonts in most windows games. Please help :)

First of all I must say that Cedega is great.

1 issue though. On most installers the text appeares as sqaures and so I guess it is trying to load microsoft fonts which arn't included in Fedora Core 4 linux.

Can I fix this? A step by step tutorial would be useful as I am very newbie when it comes to the terminal.

Thanks in advance
Old 09-10-2005, 09:40 AM   #2
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Do you have a windows installation? if so, try copying the fonts from there. Else, try installing Bitstream Cyber.
Old 09-11-2005, 08:16 AM   #3
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Cheers, very easy fix. Why didn't I think of that

Many thanks!


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