Re: Gnome 2 and font settings

----- Original Message -----
From: Dinesh Nadarajah <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, April 04, 2002 2:10 AM
Subject: Gnome 2 and font settings

> Hi:
> After much struggle, I've finally been able to setup a Gnome 2 (Beta 3
> system). Is there any info/doc on how to setup fonts for Gnome2? I setup
> usual way (using xfs), but Gnome2 does not pickitup. I am using
> GDK_USE_XFT=1 setting. So I ran xftcache, and this time the fonts got
> on the font selection dialog box, but when I select the font, it does not
> use it. But if I change to any og the other fonts on the list, the font
> changes systemwide.
> Also, are there any GUI tools (part of configuration) to install fonts in
> the Gnome2 environment?

Have you added the font path in /etc/X11/XftConfig ? Xft backend uses this
config file.
 This thread on gtk-i18n list answers ur query


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