Gnome desktop: unreadable characters

Aleksandar Kuktin akuktin at
Tue Jun 1 13:15:04 PDT 2010

>On Tue, 01 Jun 2010 19:21:10 +0200
>Tobias Vogel <tobias.vogel at> wrote:
> hi,
> thanks for your quick reply. i checked the fonts-paths and could not 
> find anything odd about it, neither did the xorg.0.log complain about 
> anything in combination with fonts.
> i ended up in reinstalling freetype2 and fontconfig, what finally
> solved the problem, although i have no explanation for this. hope
> this can help anyone else.
> thanks for your support!
> toby

In hindsight, maybe fontconfig didn't cache your fonts? Or the contents
of your /etc/fonts were not making much sense?? I had problems with
fonts on Xorg-7.5 due to these quirks.


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