trouble with fonts

Bert Thomas
Wed Jul 22 18:30:00 GMT 2009

> I suspect that installing some fonts might solve your problem.

Now I installed pretty much every font the cygwin setup shows, but same 

>> Fonts of certain programs (QT) appear as square blocks.
>> The programs are running on a remote machine over a putty x11 tunnel.
>> The "eagle" program you see in the background runs on another remote
>> machine over another putty tunnel. That program behaves as expected.
> Hmm, yes.  It looks like that is using the server-side built-in font 
> successfully, whereas the Qt applications would be using client-side fonts.

client side is remote side, right? Is there a way to convince the apps 
on the remote side to use the fonts on the server?


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