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Re: GNUstep startup 0.14.1 SuSE 7.3 build error

From: Marko Riedel
Subject: Re: GNUstep startup 0.14.1 SuSE 7.3 build error
Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 12:40:18 +0100 (CET)

--- Cody Brimhall <address@hidden> schrieb:

> Marko-
> GNUstep relies on special font "bundles" called nfonts.  Usually
> Helvetica
> seems to be installed by default, but without a little work, none of the
> other fonts on your system will be available to GNUstep applications. 
> Fonts
> should be installed at $GNUSTEP_SYSTEM_ROOT/Library/Fonts,
> $GNUSTEP_LOCAL_ROOT/Library/Fonts, or ~/GNUstep/Library/Fonts.
> A helpful program called mknfonts can be used to turn TTF files (and
> possibly others, I don't really know) into nfont packages.  What I
> usually
> do is just make a copy of my TTF font directy, run "mknfonts *", and
> copy
> the resulting nfonts into $GNUSTEP_LOCAL_ROOT/Library/Fonts.
> If you run Debian, you may just be able to get it with apt; otherwise, a
> quick Google search should turn up a .deb.  I can never seem to find the
> source on the Internet, so I've made a copy available at
> http://www.somuchwit.com/GNUstep/
> Hope this helps!

Hello there,

I am using the xlib backend. I do not have any TTF fonts on my machine. I
have the X fonts in /usr/lib/X11/fonts. How do I tell GNUstep to use them?
Where do I find TTF fonts for use with GNUstep if that doesn't work?

Best regards,


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