Robert Moskowitz wrote: > Toby Bluhm wrote: >> 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? > > Perhaps. What ports does xfs use? Why does it work for vncserver (on > IPv4 only of course)? 7100 I think . . . grep xfs /etc/services xfs 7100/tcp # X font server . . yes > > But I stopped both iptables and ip6tables and the same error messages. > > And installing OpenOffice did not 'fix' things. Perhaps setting symlinks > may be needed. > > I remember playing games with Matlab to get it to find it's own fonts. I think it went something like: mkdir <fontdir> cp fonts* <fontdir> mkfontdir <fontdir> Add <fontdir> to /etc/X11/fs/config Like you say, maybe just a link to /usr/share/X11/fonts/misc would do the trick. Perhaps a vnc/X startup script somewhere is hardcoded? -- Toby Bluhm Alltech Medical Systems America, Inc.