KDE 3.1 font woes

Matt Rogers matt at matt.rogers.name
Sat Mar 22 07:44:15 PST 2003


On Saturday 22 March 2003 06:57 pm, you wrote:
> Matt Rogers wrote:
> > hmmm, you should be using QT 3.1.1 or greater with KDE 3.1 to take
> > advantage of the new font stuff in XF86 4.3.0.
> >
> > While we're at it, where did you installe the msfonts too?
>
> I threw them in /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/
> It looked like the only font dir at the time.
>

ahh, well, i'd throw them into $HOME/.fonts just to be safe since it's one of 
the default places fontconfig looks for the fonts, so it's sure to find them.

> I actually have
>
> > mine in $HOME/.fonts. The KDE Font Installer has IMHO never been very
> > good at taking care of fonts, and there has been some discussion on
> > replacing it, but i don't think a decision has been made.
> >
> > If you rebuild QT, use make sub-tools instead of just make. much faster
> > :)
>
> Thanks for the qt tip.  I'll try it out.

No problem, cuts the QT build time in half (at least, could be more)
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