failing to add fonts to the fonts path.

atar atar.yosef at
Sun Sep 15 14:35:51 PDT 2013

Ho Russ!

Thanks for replying!

I didn't put the 'my-font-directory' in /usr/share/fonts, but why should I  
do so if there's an option to add my folder to the font-path using the  
'xset fp+ my-font-directory'?



> On Sun, 15 Sep 2013, 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 put "my-font-directory" in "/usr/share/fonts" ?
>    Russ

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