Submit Hint Search The Forums LinksStatsPollsHeadlinesRSS
14,000 hints and counting!


Click here to return to the 'No need for Fondu' hint
The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. This site is not responsible for what they say.
No need for Fondu
Authored by: jasenko on Jan 14, '03 06:47:14PM

I don't know about OpenOffice.org but majority of X11 apps are using xft. To enable Mac fonts all you have to do is to edit /etc/X11/XftConfig file and add your Mac fonts paths. Add something like this

dir "/System/Library/Fonts"
dir "/Library/Fonts"
dir "~/Library/Fonts"

Restart X, and all your fonts are now available for gtk, kde or whatever apps you have



[ Reply to This | # ]
How about GIMP?
Authored by: Dr.Evil on Jan 14, '03 07:30:04PM

I don't have any fonts in ~/Library/Fonts, and the other directories are already in XftConfig. Nonetheless, The GIMP (fink installed) won't let me use any of those fonts in images. Any thoughts?



[ Reply to This | # ]
How about GIMP?
Authored by: jasenko on Jan 15, '03 05:11:52AM

Gimp was probably not xft-aware. You probably have a version that is not compiled with gnome support. Gnome can use xft and anti aliasing so there is probably your problem.
I installed Pan (newsreader) and when I'm choosing fonts, I have all mac fonts on the list.
Try installing gtk2 and unstable gimp version (1.3.x)



[ Reply to This | # ]