fonts are gone after upgrading from kde 3.1.2 to 3.1.3

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at
Wed Sep 10 13:36:53 BST 2003

Folkert van Heusden wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm using a Debian setup with the backported (so I'm told) version of KDE. 
> When I had 3.1.2, all worked nice. But after upgrading to 3.1.3 only the 
> TrueType and Type1 fonts are used. I did some googling and checked that 
> antialiasing is switched off. I'm really really very sure it's off :-)
> I tried re-adding the other fonts (the pcf-files and such), to no avail. Even 
> restarted the font-server and X server.
> Anyone got a suggestion?

It is probably a FontConfig problem.

Check your: "/etc/fonts/fonts.conf" file and see which directories are 
listed.  There is a known bug in some KDE-3.1.x releases that can corrupt 
this file when you use the font installer.

Or perhaps you need to upgrade Qt.


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