Subject: Re: GTK2 and RENDER extension
To: Thomas Klausner <email@example.com>
From: James K. Lowden <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/09/2003 00:19:29
On Sun, 2 Mar 2003 18:20:23 +0100, Thomas Klausner <email@example.com> wrote:
> 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 http://fontconfig.org
> For starters, try fixing the second part of the error message,
> and run
> fc-cache -v
> as root.
Thanks, Thomas. That was exactly the right treatment.
Contrary to the fontconfig message, I didn't have to diddle with
fonts.conf. I did make sure to copy over my truetype fonts, but otherwise
I just ran fc-cache and saw my GTK2 apps run.
Does anyone else think fc-cache should be run by "make install"?