[Bug 473903] New: font size isn't restored upon login

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Summary: font size isn't restored upon login


           Summary: font size isn't restored upon login
           Product: Fedora
           Version: 10
          Platform: x86_64
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: medium
          Priority: medium
         Component: fontconfig
        AssignedTo: besfahbo at redhat.com
        ReportedBy: francis.earl at gmail.com
         QAContact: extras-qa at fedoraproject.org
                CC: besfahbo at redhat.com, fedora-fonts-bugs-list at redhat.com
    Classification: Fedora

Description of problem:
When I first log in to an Xsession, my fonts are all about 6pt when they should
be 9pt. When I launch the Appearance settings, they are restored to my
settings. This appears to be true with all fonts. It is also true of all GTK
apps, and aMSN at least.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Log into X
2. Notice fonts are wrong
3. Go to fix them, watch them magically fix themselves w/o interaction

Actual results:
Fonts are not restored through sessions immediately

Expected results:
The fonts I select should remain.

Additional info:
I am using the default "Sans" font, size 9. GDM is set at 1024x768 while the
users session is 1280x1024. It appears to be using the GDM settings for the
Xsession despite the change in resolution. This is rarely also displayed by
panels rendering by dimensions of the old resolution, despite being able to use
the rest of the screen (somewhat) normally (just have to move things around the

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