[Fontconfig] fontconfig configuration file

Jeremy C. Reed reed at reedmedia.net
Sat Jul 23 06:25:52 EST 2005

On Fri, 22 Jul 2005, Thomas De Schampheleire wrote:

> The error I get is during the start of X... So I tried tracing the startx 
> command, but there is no reference at all to anything that has to do with 
> fontconfig.

That makes me think that you have multiple libfontconfig installed -- some 
using non-existent config.

> I tried tracing startkde, but didn't really find a clue. In the 
> .xsession_errors file I get:

strace needs switches to follow children too.

> Fontconfig error: Cannot load default config file

Maybe try:

  strings /usr/lib/libfontconfig.so | egrep "/.*(conf|font)"

Or wherever your libfontconfig is at.

That worked for me on two systems to show where my configuration directory 
was at.

  Jeremy C. Reed

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