Fwd: Re: help

Leonard Chatagnier lenc5570 at sbcglobal.net
Tue Jul 22 15:38:38 BST 2008


--- Leonard Chatagnier <lenc5570 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2008 07:18:56 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Leonard Chatagnier <lenc5570 at sbcglobal.net>
> Subject: Re: help
> To: 
>     "Ubuntu user technical support, not for general
> discussions" <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
> 
> 
> --- basheer <albasheers at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > i have completly  deleted the fonts folder on
> ubuntu
> > (i.e sudo rm -r 
> > /usr/share/fonts) and now i am  not able to start
> > ubuntu 
> > can anyone tell how to restore the fonts folder
> > 
> > 
> > plz help me
> >
> You should be able to log into a TTY console, if so:
> 
> Start an apt front end such as Synaptic or Adept
> package managers. Search for fonts and select the
> ones
> you want to install.  Click on the little icon
> beginning each font entry and select install or
> reinstall for the ones you want.  Be sure you select
> at least:
> 
> gsfonts-x11, xfonts-100dp, xfonts-75dpi,
xfonts-base,
> to get X started again.  If I missed something on my
>font list, someone is sure to correct the error but I
>think the above list will get X-windows started
again.
>You should know, as you probably do now, that "rm
>-r-f <file name or dir> is a very powerful and
>dangerous command. Don't ever use it on the "/"
>directory or you will be installing Ubuntu again. 
>The X-font package is required for X windows to
>run(gdm, kdm, xdm). Hope this gets you started.
>
> Leonard Chatagnier
> lenc5570 at sbcglobal.net
> 


Leonard Chatagnier
lenc5570 at sbcglobal.net




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