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Old 02-08-2004, 10:36 AM   #1
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KDE fonts problem

I have KDE that comes with Slackware 9.1 CD. When I installed linux for the first time and run "startx" the fonts were ok. But when i ran "fonts installer" (just to see what it makes) the fonts get really ugly and I was not able to get them to default?
I tried: rm -rf .kde. But this didn't help.
How to fix this ?
Thanks in advance
Old 02-09-2004, 10:54 PM   #2
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I had a similar problem, although I think my problems started when I upgraded to KDE 3.2 (can't remember, to be honest, whether I had already messed with the KDE fonts before I upgraded from 3.1.x to 3.2), but this is how I fixed it.

Look in the .qt folder in your user's home directory (for me /home/brett/.qt), and open qtrc in an editor.

Remove the line that says:


(assuming it exists)

If it is there, remove it, save the file, restart X, and that should fix things. It did the trick for me. Hope it works for you.
Old 02-10-2004, 05:42 PM   #3
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Just to follow up, I had also contacted the person who made the Slackware packages for KDE 3.2, and he suggested I run


to set it up. I ran this utility from a terminal window and had a look - I think it would take care of this problem, as an alternative to manually modifying the qtrc file.


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