FC5T2 problems: gnome-terminal, emacs and evolution

gb spam gbofspam at gmail.com
Tue Jan 17 18:17:50 UTC 2006

> *)  emacs is broken. Probably an upgrade issue. I just get empty squares
> where
> each letter should be. Its a font-server issue: if I run the emacs on the
> FC5T2 machine sending output to another screen all is well
> Warning: Cannot convert string
> "-*-helvetica-medium-r-*--*-120-*-*-*-*-iso8859-1" to type FontStruct

you have a font rpm missing.  i had the same problem, wasn't sure
which rpm it was, so installed all rpms with 'font' in the name.  now
that they're all installed, it looks like either
xorg-x11-fonts-ISO8859-1-75dpi-1.0.0-2 or
xorg-x11-fonts-ISO8859-1-100dpi-1.0.0-2 provides 8859-1 helvetica.

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