[Fontconfig] fontconfig user settings not applied when not using login manager (gdm)

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Wed May 19 16:36:29 PDT 2010

On 05/19/2010 11:11 AM, Pedro Ribeiro wrote:
> On 19 May 2010 15:07, Pedro Ribeiro <pedrib at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi everybody,
>> I purging my desktop of unneeded apps and one of the things I don't
>> need is a display manager (*dm).
>> Currently I have gdm installed. However, when I login through one of
>> the tty's and use startx to start my session manager (openbox in my
>> case), my fontconfig user settings do not get applied.
>> I've tried using FC_DEBUG=1024 to see what files are loaded and indeed
>> it says it loads ~/.fonts.conf, but it completely ignores my settings
>> (slight hinting, greyscale).
>> Can anyone give me a hint on why they are only applied when I login through gdm?
>> Regards,
>> Pedro

You need gnome-settings-daemon running.


> Nevermind, I just realized what is wrong. Sorry for the spam.
> Regards,
> Pedro

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