[clug] Bizarre failures in remote X server
mbp at samba.org
Mon Oct 13 18:14:47 EST 2003
On 13 Oct 2003, Darren Freeman <daz111 at rsphysse.anu.edu.au> wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-10-13 at 17:12, Martin Pool wrote:
> > On 13 Oct 2003, Darren Freeman <daz111 at rsphysse.anu.edu.au> wrote:
> > Perhaps something to do with not being able to find the right fonts?
> > What do you mean "half the forms"?
> As in lots of forms belonging to GTK apps, specifically text input
> I hadn't thought of fonts being an issue, but as I have tried with my
> firewall dropped I would have thought it should find my font server.
Yes, if it knows to look at the right font server. And if your font
server is accepting connections from the client. Debian ships them
configured to only listen to localhost...
> Surely the worst case of missing fonts is simply an ugly display?
Such optimism warms my heart. :-)
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