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[SOLVED] Re: Wpa_gui + dhcpcd-gtk = messed up fonts!

On 10 January 2018 at 13:34, Joerg Sonnenberger <> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 08:21:36AM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
>> Ottavio Caruso <> writes:
>> > Am I right in thinking they don't go along well? In the meantime I've
>> > installed wpagui from the Debian repos and that one displays fine.
>> What I'm thinking is that a basic networking config program ought to be
>> able to cope with basic fonts instead of insisting on ttf.   I think out
>> of 100 points for success, 99 are awarded for functioning and
>> readable....
> Most toolkits have switched to using fontconfig exclusively. As such,
> ttf *is* basic. The reported problems are a sign that the version of
> fontconfig used by the program doesn't find any fonts. I can't tell from
> the reported data whether it is a native or pkgsrc fontconfig, what
> fonts are present etc. It might also be a missing fc-cache call. Lots of
> options.


I have symlinked /usr/share/fonts (Debian native location ) to
/home/oc/pkg/share/fonts (where pkgsrc expects to find them) and now
the fonts are magically back!

Thanks for your input!

Ottavio Caruso

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