No more bold fonts on the Desktop?

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at
Sat Sep 20 23:55:01 BST 2003

Frank Hellmuth wrote:
> Am Freitag, 19. September 2003 07:55 schrieb James Richard Tyrer:

>>Did you do anything else besides upgrade KDE?
> Hmm.. I use Gentoo and upgrade quite regulary so I guess at least 10 to 15  
> packages were upgraded. But it's not just that the bold fonts are not 
> displayed, the option for setting the attributes in the dialogs are not there 
> anymore, I just can set the font family and the size.
On an up-to-date system, KDE uses Xft[2], FontConfig, & FreeType2 to do the 

The highest probability is that one or more of these is screwed up.  I 
would suggest that you use the system to update these three packages.


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