check your font paths are still pointing at fonts...
X did upgrate to X 4? not go back to X 3?
On Thu, 4 Oct 2001, Niall O Broin wrote:
> I just upgraded my main box from SuSE 7.1 to SuSE 7.2 and I have to say that
> it was the smoothest distribution upgrade I've ever performed i.e. it
> worked. But (there's always a but, isn't there) I seem to have lost my TrueType
> fonts. I did a diff on the old and new X config files the only difference
> there was an extra entry for /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc. There's a
>> Load "freetype"
>> in the modules section of each of them and the freetype library is there in
> /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/fonts/libfreetype.a and ls -lu indicates that it is
> being read on X startup.
>> All these good signs notwithstanding, viewing web pages with small fonts is
> horrible and sure enough doing an xlsfonts|grep microsoft on the 7.2
> installation gives me nothing whereas I get 172 lines of output on the 7.1
> installation (yes, I did do an upgrade, but I'm too long at this crap not to
> have kept a parallel copy of the 7.1 installation on another disk).
> Suggestions welcomed so that I can read web pages again.
>>> P.S. Let's try to keep the S/N high and direct all suggestions about using
> Debian or A.O.D. to /dev/null
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