Bug 11068 - Xnest needs 100dpi fonts installed to run
Xnest needs 100dpi fonts installed to run
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Preston Brown
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Reported: 2000-04-27 00:34 EDT by Jeremy Katz
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Description Jeremy Katz 2000-04-27 00:34:09 EDT
Xnest is trying to open fonts from a default font path that includes the
100dpi fonts, but the package does not require that 100dpi fonts be

Here's the error you get :
54 katzj@enki:~> Xnest :1
failed to set default font path
Fatal server error:
could not open default font 'fixed'

After installing 100dpi fonts, it works fine.
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2000-07-13 23:53:39 EDT
Resolved in rawhide XFree4 packages

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