[CentOS] Missing fonts for tightvnc

Wed Aug 13 15:44:02 UTC 2008
Toby Bluhm <tkb at midwestinstruments.com>

Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> You would think installing via yum would handle dependencies, but 
> perhaps fonts are not managed like dependencies.....
> Anyway, I installed tightvnc to test out its IPv6 support.
> Installed ok (after I erased regular vnc).  But when I tried to start 
> it, I got 5 warnings about:
> 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'
> So I looked in the repos (curtesy of yumex) and did find a few 75dpi a 
> 100dpi fonts, but there seemed to be a lot of these two.  I installed a 
> ocuple of them and tried again.  Got the same errors.
> So how do I fix this one?

Perhaps vnc can't talk to the xfs daemon - IPv6 or firewall related?

Toby Bluhm
Alltech Medical Systems America, Inc.