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x Error of failed request: badname (named color or font does not exist ).

asked 2013-09-12 04:22:08 -0500

bujji gravatar image

updated 2013-09-12 04:33:30 -0500

I want to run one application ,it needs some fonts like 7X14.pcf.Z ,9x15B.pcf.Z etc.., i set the path for fonts directory using xset, this error came

x Error of failed request: badname named color or font does not exist

major opcode of failed request: 45 (x_openfont)

**Serial number of failed request: 13

Current serial number in output stream: 14

Can Anyone tell me how to solve. Iam using fedora19-x86-64 bit machine.I have searched in google. I installed xorg-x11-fonts-100dpi and 75dpi but still i have same problem.

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answered 2013-09-16 06:16:22 -0500

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Hi ,i found out the solution. Install package which contains 7x14.pcf.gz, 9x15B.pfc.gz 9x15.pcf.gz font files .

yum install x11-xorg-fonts-misc

after installing this package the problem is solved.

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Hte package is called xorg-x11-fonts-misc

serverhorror gravatar imageserverhorror ( 2014-08-26 02:49:49 -0500 )edit

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