X11 font server on ubuntu

Eric S. Johansson esj at harvee.org
Thu Nov 27 06:29:17 UTC 2008

Hal Burgiss wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 01:24:53PM -0500, Eric S. Johansson wrote:
>> I need to figure out how to make an ubuntu 8.04 system serve fonts to mingw X11
>> on Windows.
>> The back story is I need to run with a moderately twisted environment because of
>> disabilities requiring speech recognition.  The environment consists of the host
>> OS  as 8.04, Windows as a virtual machine, and another 8.04 virtual machine is a
>> development target.
> Have you installed xfs and looked at the documentation? The last I
> looked, that was the default Xfree font server. I just installed it via
> apt-get, and it launched. 

hmm. I was doing some more research since my original post and, apparently the
whole font server thing is rather confusing.

I'll try xfs and see how it works.  Thanks for the reference.

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