MCS UI Plugin: Font Selection

Olivier Fourdan fourdan at
Thu Aug 14 20:27:43 CEST 2003

Hi Botsie,

I guess by default gtk2 is not using std X fonts nor xfs, it's using


On Thu, 2003-08-14 at 05:13, Biju Chacko wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Aug 2003 18:51:57 +0200, Olivier Fourdan wrote:
> > This is really your install, not xfce4. The MCS UI plugin simply calls
> > the stock font dialog from gtk2.
> > 
> > Depending on your install, you may want to check that your fonts are
> > listed in /etc/fonts/fonts.conf if you have fontconfig installed or
> > /etc/X11/XftConfig if your install still use the old Xft 1.x font system
> > that shipped with stock XFree86 4.2.0
> Hmmm ... this is very confusing.
> Where does XFS come into this? I have all my font directories listed in
> /etc/X11/fs/config.
> Doesn't gtk2 see all the fonts served by the font server that X is querying?
> -- b
Olivier Fourdan - fourdan at
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