Xorg Fonts page - Make symlinks note

DJ Lucas dj at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Oct 17 07:45:17 PDT 2010


On 10/13/2010 11:29 PM, linux fan wrote:
> Recent xorg (7.5-2 included) defaults to font locations in a subdir of
> share/fonts which is already in the fontconfig searchpath IF
> $XORG_PREFIX = /usr.
> 
> When $XORG_PREFIX = /usr, in order to *prevent* fontconfig from
> preferring lesser quality fonts to truetype ones, it is most easily
> handled by making a symlink to
> /etc/fonts/conf.avail/70-no-bitmaps.conf in either
> $HOME/.fonts.conf.d/ or in /etc/fonts/conf.d/, but this should only be
> done if truetype fonts are actually installed. (e.g., dejavu or
> ttf-bitstream-vera.)

I'll be rewriting the x-setup and configuration sections over the next
week, do you (or anybody else for that matter) have any additional
suggestions as to layout ect?  Specific examples like the above are very
helpful.

-- DJ Lucas

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