Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 467339
xmode2 says "couldn't load font" and exits
Last modified: 2010-01-22 15:52:07 EST
Description of problem:
I booted F10 Snap1 i686 Live and installed lirc. I followed
to setup lircd and it somehow got started. I then tried to run xmode2 and it showed a window for a very short time (less than a second) and printed "couldn't load font". Then it exited.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. run F10 Snap1 i686 Live
2. install lirc and get lircd to run
3. run xmode2
prints "couldn't load font"
I guess it should show what my ir receiver is receiving.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 10 development cycle.
Changing version to '10'.
More information and reason for this action is here:
Wow, took me a while to get around to this... The problem is that xmode2 is trying to load up a Courier font, which isn't on most systems. A simple enough fix is to build it to use the 'misc-fixed' font instead. Pushing that change into rawhide now...
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Was actually fixed in rawhide, altering state slightly to reflect that.