[Fontconfig] Seeking to override fonts in ~/.fonts.conf.

Michael A. Peters mpeters at mac.com
Sat Nov 12 11:00:36 PST 2005

On Sat, 2005-11-12 at 11:13 -0500, Philippe Anctil wrote:


> Here are some pages I'm using to see if my preferred fonts are used:
> http://www.gtk.org/faq/ - Uses helvetica by default. My override worked.
> http://winehq.org/ - Uses bitstream vera sans, which I'm unable to override.
> http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/extras/4/i386/ - Uses 
> lucida sans. I'm unable to override it.


My understanding is that aliasing only works if the real font is not
available. So if bitstream vera sans is installed, it will be used.

You may be able to blacklist bitstream vera sans.

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