[kde-linux] KDE and x fontserver

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at acm.org
Thu Mar 23 05:47:15 UTC 2006

Torsten Z wrote:
> Hello
> I have a fontserver (xfs) in my network with a lot of truetype fonts.
> In the file /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 on the client PC I added the line 
> Font Path "tcp/fontserver:7100"
> It works with direct pathes (e.g. in /etc/fonts/fonts.conf) but not over tcp 
> only.
> The fonts are not available in KDE on the client PC, but in X.
> Is there a way to use the fonts which are supportet by the x-fontserver (xfs) 
> also in kde only over tcp?

KDE uses FontConfig, so you need to tell FontConfig where to look for 
the fonts.  The configuration files are in: /etc/fonts/


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