Subject: Re: GTK2 and RENDER extension
To: James K. Lowden <>
From: Thomas Klausner <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/02/2003 18:20:23
On Sun, Mar 02, 2003 at 12:18:40PM -0500, James K. Lowden wrote:
> > $ bluefish --help
> > Xlib:  extension "RENDER" missing on display "lowden:0.0".
> > No fonts found; this probably means that the fontconfig
> > library is not correctly configured. You may need to
> > edit the fonts.conf configuration file. More information
> > about fontconfig can be found in the fontconfig(3) manual
> > page and on

For starters, try fixing the second part of the error message,
and run
	fc-cache -v
as root.
Prepare to wait a _long_ time, depending on how many (especially
TrueType) fonts you have installed.

I got this error on one of my machines too, but can use GTK2
applications without problems.