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Re: font setting stopped working in Emacs 22 (Ubuntu)

From: bramble
Subject: Re: font setting stopped working in Emacs 22 (Ubuntu)
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2007 13:19:42 -0000
User-agent: G2/1.0

On Oct 25, 6:14 am, Jason Rumney <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 24 Oct, 23:46, bramble <address@hidden> wrote:
> > emacs.font: -misc-fixed-medium-r-semicondensed--13-120-75-75-c-60-
> > iso10646-1
> Emacs-22 requires a Latin-1 font for displaying ASCII text, so change
> the final iso10646-1 to iso8859-1. If you don't have an exact match,
> use xlsfonts to see how close you can get.

Interestingly enough, it turns out that it works with the original
font name (with the 10646 in it).

I got it to work by changing "emacs.font:" in my ~/.Xresources to
"emacs22.font". There seems to be an Ubuntu bug here. Even though I
install the main Emacs 22 package named "emacs", and it grabs its
dependency (emacs22-gtk), I don't get an executable named "emacs". I
only get one named "emacs22".


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