r2786 - in trunk/BOOK: introduction/welcome x/installing

igor at linuxfromscratch.org igor at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Oct 10 20:02:31 PDT 2004

Author: igor
Date: 2004-10-10 21:02:30 -0600 (Sun, 10 Oct 2004)
New Revision: 2786

Added download locations for TrueType fonts and a note about editing font.alias file for i18n users, contributed by Alexander E. Patrakov.

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2004-10-11 02:29:01 UTC (rev 2785)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2004-10-11 03:02:30 UTC (rev 2786)
@@ -22,6 +22,10 @@
+<listitem><para>October 10th, 2004 [igor]: Added download locations for
+TrueType fonts and a note about editing font.alias file for i18n users,
+contributed by Alexander E. Patrakov.</para></listitem>
 <listitem><para>October 10th, 2004 [igor]: Updated to

Modified: trunk/BOOK/x/installing/x-setup.xml
--- trunk/BOOK/x/installing/x-setup.xml	2004-10-11 02:29:01 UTC (rev 2785)
+++ trunk/BOOK/x/installing/x-setup.xml	2004-10-11 03:02:30 UTC (rev 2786)
@@ -54,6 +54,8 @@
 <listitem><para>Establish a directory for the fonts and move any 
 <application>TrueType</application> fonts you want into that directory.</para></listitem>
+<listitem><para>Download the fonts.</para></listitem>
 <listitem><para>Create the <filename>fonts.scale</filename> and 
 <filename>fonts.dir</filename> files in the
 <application>TrueType</application> font 
@@ -82,6 +84,16 @@
 the <filename class="directory">/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/</filename> directory and put 
 your <application>TrueType</application> fonts there.</para></sect3>
+<sect3><title>Download the fonts</title>
+<para>There are two known high quality free font resources:
+<ulink url="http://www.nongnu.org/freefont/"/> and <ulink
+url="http://corefonts.sourceforge.net/"/>. Copy the fonts (files with
+the <filename>.ttf</filename> suffix) to the directory you've just
 <sect3><title>Create <filename>fonts.scale</filename> and 
@@ -166,6 +178,15 @@
 <!-- ================================================== -->
+<title>Setting up fonts</title>
+<para>For users not using the <acronym>ISO</acronym>-8859-1 locale, the 
+<filename>/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc/fonts.alias</filename> file must
+be edited to ensure the fonts with the correct encoding are used for
+"fixed", "variable", "10x20" and similar aliases.</para>
+<!-- ================================================== -->
 <title>Setting up XDM</title>
 <para><command>xdm</command> provides a graphical logon capability and is
 normally set up in <filename>/etc/inittab</filename>.  Most of the information 

Modified: trunk/BOOK/x/installing/xorg.xml
--- trunk/BOOK/x/installing/xorg.xml	2004-10-11 02:29:01 UTC (rev 2785)
+++ trunk/BOOK/x/installing/xorg.xml	2004-10-11 03:02:30 UTC (rev 2786)
@@ -333,6 +333,9 @@
 You may want to put 100dpi fonts ahead of 75dpi fonts if your system normally
 comes up closer to 100 dots per inch.  You may want to remove some font
 directories completely.</para></listitem>
+<listitem><para>Section "Module". If you are going to install NVidia
+drivers remove the "dri" line.</para></listitem>
 <listitem><para>Sections "InputDevice". Specify the
 <parameter>Device</parameter> parameter to "/dev/input/mice" and

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