FONTS-COL2.2

From: mikea@norfolk.nf

TESTED ON COL2.2 (OLX) with KDE 1.1.1 using Linux Kernel 2.2.x series

WARNING: This procedure is TESTED ONLY on COL2.2 See Version 1 for COL 2.3.


1) Download Xfstt from

http://metalab.unc.edu/pub/Linux/X11/fonts/Xfstt-0.9.10.tgz

extract using "tar -zxvf"

type in
"make"
"make install"

This will create a /usr/ttfonts and a binary in /usr/X11R6/bin

2) Obtain a source of true type fonts.

copy windoze/fonts/*.ttf files to /usr/ttfont(ensure lower case)

3) edit /etc/XF86Config

replace all font definitions with the following.

FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi"
FontPath "unix/:7100"

4) edit /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xdm/Xservers

type the following

:0 local /usr/X11R6/bin/X -dpi 100 -gamma 1.6

5) create /etc/rc.d/rc.font

write the following

#!/bin/bash
/usr/X11R6/bin/xfstt --sync
/usr/X11R6/bin/xfstt --res 120 &
exit 0

6) edit /etc/rc.d/rc.boot

just before the bottom where it fires up rc.modules insert the following

if [ -x /etc/rc.d/rc.font ]; then
/etc/rc.d/rc.font
fi

7) reboot.

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