TrueType Fonts with XFS

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at
Sat Mar 20 09:03:34 GMT 2004

William R. Lorenz wrote:
> Hi All,
> Hopefully one of the last questions for a while ;), but one that I really
> need to get answered to make my KDE 3.2.1 (Fedora Core 1) desktop good. :)
> I have a whole bunch of TrueType fonts installed on my system.  I got 
> these in by following instructions outlined at the following location:
> This is all fine and well, and OpenOffice finds my new fonts great.  They
> also show up in the output of `fslsfonts -server localhost:7100`, which
> queries my XFS server (with TCP/IP sockets enabled) and returns the goods.  
> However, neither Mozilla Firebird or Konqueror recognize the fonts.  With
> regards to just Konqueror, and when viewing a webpage, I go to Settings,
> Configure Konqueror, and then Fonts on the left, and none of my fonts are
> listed in the drop-down menus to the right.  Could this be an issue WRT
> language encoding, or shouldn't all of the fonts naturally appear there?b
> I've checked every language encoding and every drop-down, to no avail. :)
> Does KDE / Konqueror handle fonts different and w/o the use of XFS?

XFS is obsolete.  If you have a single system (no network) you should NOT 
use it.  KDE/Qt uses FontConfig.  The global configuration files for 
FontConfig should be in: "/etc/fonts/".

To see if it is finding the directories containing your fonts, run [as root]:

	fc-cache -v


This message is from the kde mailing list.
Account management:
More info:

More information about the kde mailing list