[CentOS] Missing fonts for tightvnc

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Wed Aug 13 02:42:28 UTC 2008

Filipe Brandenburger wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 14:53, Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com> wrote:
>> Font directory '/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc' not found - ignoring (then
>> the same message for Speedo, Type1, 75dpi, and 100dpi).
>> Then a fatel server error about: could not open default fount 'fixed'
> >From the path, I'm assuming you are using CentOS 4, since on CentOS 5
> the fonts are located under /usr/share/X11/fonts instead.
No. This is Centos 5! So perhaps there is an issue with tightVNC????
> On an installation of CentOS 4 I have, all the files under that
> directory belong to the "fonts-xorg-base" package, so you might try
> starting with that one. Looking at fonts.alias inside misc, I believe
> the name "fixed" is going to be aliased to a font in that directory,
> so this should fix your problem.
> If that still does not fix your problem, then try installing
> "fonts-xorg-100dpi" and "fonts-xorg-75dpi" as well.
For Centos 5, there are a number of fonts-xorg-100dpi, a '14' a '15' and 
I don't recall what else I found with the help of yumex.

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