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Old 10-27-2002, 12:00 PM   #1
jasonk
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Lightbulb please help FONTS PROBLEM !!!!!!!


Hello there...

I have a problem with fonts on linux Mandrake 9.0...

Before you think it is in Mozila... it is not!. It is through out the OS. Even on the login Screen, the desktop icons, menus, everywhere!!!!!!!!

All fonts look like they are corrupted !!!!.... Just installed it and it was like that.

I am new in linux and I don't know what to do...

I cannot even create a connection to Internet because everything in the OS is unreadable !!!

PLESE HELP ME ... URGENT....

Thanx!!!!

Jason Kataropoulos
 
Old 10-27-2002, 12:06 PM   #2
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Do you use localized settings? If yes, try to change the language to English and look if it helps. If it does, download the font packages for your language and try to replace them. It migh be that they were corrupted during download. The place you cna get the RPMs from is for example http://rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2html/se...mandrake&arch=
 
Old 10-27-2002, 12:21 PM   #3
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Everything is in English!... not using any localization.

It is the same thing under GNOME and KDE. It is really strange because even when I TEST my resolition settings I get that screen full of colours and a message asking me whether it looks ok or not and still then the fonts are fuzy...
 
Old 10-27-2002, 12:40 PM   #4
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Welcome to LQ, hope you're enjoying linux. i'd just like to mention a couple of things though

1) please do not mark anything as urgent. it may be urgent for you, but it's not urgent for us.

2) please do not use excessive capitals and exclamation marks, shouting is never polite.

thanks.
 
Old 10-27-2002, 02:16 PM   #5
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Sorry! didn't know....

I'll be aware of these rules next time
 
Old 10-30-2002, 01:22 PM   #6
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When you see the message to accept teh resolution etc does the font look OK?
 
Old 10-30-2002, 01:31 PM   #7
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No...

I found that it was a graphics problem that I eventually solved.

Thanx anyway though!

Jason
 
Old 11-02-2002, 11:47 AM   #8
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I have the same problem as you jasonk.
It would have been nice to know what you
did to solve your problem. :-)
I am using Debian 3.0 and yes.. all fonts are messed up.
(Main problem is that font is too big.)

// Henrik.
 
  


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