[SOLVED] xterm font tweak to supress and fix a font error

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[SOLVED] xterm font tweak to supress and fix a font error

Post#1 by bigbass » 01 Feb 2012, 14:57

error message before
xterm: cannot load font '-misc-fixed-medium-r-semicondensed--13-120-75-75-c-60-iso10646-1'

you need to make a
.Xdefaults file in your $HOME

to keep it simple here is what I used to test with the contents of .Xdefaults

updated .Xdefaults from info at arch

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xterm*geometry:           80x25
xterm*faceName:           terminus:bold:pixelsize=14
xterm*dynamicColors:      true
xterm*utf8:               2
xterm*eightBitInput:      true
xterm*saveLines:          512
xterm*scrollKey:          true
xterm*scrollTtyOutput:    false
xterm*scrollBar:          true
xterm*rightScrollBar:     true
xterm*jumpScroll:         true
xterm*multiScroll:        true
xterm*toolBar:            false


run

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fc-cache

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 xrdb -merge ~/.Xdefaults
now test with

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xterm  -geometry 70x24
no more errors :)

I hope
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Re: xterm font tweak to supress and fix a font error

Post#2 by Hamza » 01 Feb 2012, 15:41

Thanks! This is why when I am trying to opne a clean terminal with xterm command, It displays a similar error message to font missings.

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Re: xterm font tweak to supress and fix a font error

Post#3 by bigbass » 01 Feb 2012, 16:49

updated first post again with better colors and font

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