Once upon a time Yousef Raffa wrote @ 09 Mar 2003 21:15:27 +0300 > Hi guys, > I successfully logged into Arabeyes.org, updated my profile as requested > by Mr. kuru. and downloaded the /translate/gnome CVS files. > > Please let me know what sort of files shall I translate. > > One more issue needs to be solved on my part is the availability of the > ARABIC fonts!!!!! somehow, I don't see my Arabic fonts in my > applications, I believe Mr. kuru tried to help me on IRC but we couldn't > get it done, and so did Phactorial!! I actually did the same things on > same OS (but updated kernel) on a different machine (my laptop) and it > worked perfectly!!!!! > > This is what I did: > > copied the Arabic TTF fonts to the directory of > /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TTF > > ttmkfdir > fonts.dir > ttmkfdir > fonts.scale > > xset fp+ /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TTF > xset fp rehash > > I opened gedit and checked for Arabic fonts but it wasn't there!. So I > thought of restarting my xfs server. > > /etc/init.d/xfs restart > > restarted successfully, opened gedit, and still no Arabic fonts. > I thought maybe I had to restart my X session, so I logged out, logged > back in and still there were no Arabic fonts available except that I can > see them in mozilla when I go to: > > Edit>Preferences>Appearance>Fonts > > Later on, Phactorial suggested adding the FONTPATH to the > /etc/X11/XF86config file. So I added my font path but it didn't get me > any further. > > anyhow, I checked the Arabeyes Docs section on Arabic Linux HOWTO. I > went straight to the section where it says: > > To find out what fonts you have installed in your system, do: > > xlsfonts | more > > The Arabic fonts were there, but I can't use them in gedit for example > or any other software! except mozilla of course. > > I wish someone can lead me to a simple solution this time and I would > like to have this chance to thank all those who tried to help me solve > my issue, thank you very much guys, specially kuru, phactorial and > whomever I forgotten, as I really forget very frequently ;) > > sorry for my wrong writing!. > > Liquid Crystal > which distro ? if redhat 8.9 try adding the path to /etc/fonts/fonts.conf -- ---------------- -- Katoob Main Developer Linux registered user # 224950 ICQ # 58475622 FIRST make it run, THEN make it run fast "Brian Kernighan".
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