failing to add fonts to the fonts path.

Alan Coopersmith alan.coopersmith at
Sun Sep 15 13:56:00 PDT 2013

On 09/15/13 08:30 AM, atar wrote:
> Hi there!!
> When I trying to add fonts files to the fonts path using the 'xset fp+
> my-font-directory' command, although I have ran the command mkfontdir before
> that, I get the following error message:
> xset:  bad font path element (#7), possible causes are:
>      Directory does not exist or has wrong permissions
>      Directory missing fonts.dir
>      Incorrect font server address or syntax
> note that the permissions for this directory and all its descendants are u=rwx.
> What's the problem?

Did you give the full path to the directory?   Are there any errors in the log?

	-Alan Coopersmith-              alan.coopersmith at
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