TrueType Fonts under XFree863.3.6

Kris Kennaway kris at
Thu Apr 3 16:45:24 PST 2003

On Thu, Apr 03, 2003 at 04:14:19PM -0700, Fred Ciesla wrote:
> I am running FreeBSD4.7-stable on my laptop and am using XFree863.3.6
> because XFree864 is not compatible with my hardware.  I have tried to
> install TrueType fonts as described in the handbook online, but keep
> getting an error which reads:
> unable to set default font, 'fixed'
> However, if I comment out the FontPath which points to my TrueType
> directory, everything works fine (I also comment out the Module
> part).  Can you please help me?

X 3.x doesn't support TT fonts.  You can try one of the TT font
servers like Xfstt.

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