Font problem with KDE rendering <H1> text

Kent Stewart kstewart at
Thu Jun 19 19:48:10 PDT 2003

On Thursday 19 June 2003 07:33 pm, Rev. Joe Doyle Ardent wrote:
> 	Hello, I've recently begun experiencing a very strange
> phenomenon.  My browser, Konqueror based on KDE 3.1.2, does not render
> text that is enclosed in <H1> tags; instead, it presents a series of
> small boxes.  Copying the "boxes" to the clipboard and pasting them to
> an xterm reveals the letters they are replacing.  This only happens with
> <H1>-tagged text.
> 	I've not changed any of my font settings in Konqueror.  This
> problem persisted across a quick upgrade from KDE 3.1.1a to 3.1.2, but
> did not appear until two days ago, when I likely upgraded one of the
> X-related packages (flurry of upgrades preceeded).  Here are my X
> packages:
> XFree86-FontServer-4.3.0_1
> XFree86-Server-4.3.0_8
> XFree86-clients-4.3.0_2
> XFree86-documents-4.3.0
> XFree86-font100dpi-4.3.0
> XFree86-font75dpi-4.3.0
> XFree86-fontCyrillic-4.3.0
> XFree86-fontDefaultBitmaps-4.3.0
> XFree86-fontEncodings-4.3.0
> XFree86-fontScalable-4.3.0
> XFree86-libraries-4.3.0_5
> Xft-2.1.2
> 	I hope that someone has some insight into this very bizarre,
> subtle problem.  Thank you, and have a good day.

There was a problem with an old version of XFree86-Server deleting the fonts 
during the deinstall that XFree86-libraries had just installed. Try 
reinstalling XFree86-libraries.


Kent Stewart
Richland, WA

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