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xfstt(1x)		      Xfstt User's Manual		     xfstt(1x)

       xfstt - X11 Font	Server for TrueType fonts

       xfstt [options]

       Xfstt  serves  TrueType fonts to	X11 servers. Start xfstt then tell X11
       about the font server with xset fp+ unix/:7101  or  (assuming  the  X11
       server runs on host xset fp+ inet/

       --sync Synchronize the font database with installed fonts and exit when
	      done.  Don't do this while xfstt is running.

	      Print font list  in  a  format  usable  for  ghostscript	during

       --user username
	      This  is	a security feature which is designed to	lessen the im-
	      pact of any future security holes	which are found	in xfstt. This
	      will cause xfstt to set its UID and GID to that of the specified
	      user (if that user doesn't exist then it will use	 your  current
	      UID and GID)

       --encoding item[,...]
	      Remap  to	different encodings, listed each separated by a	comma.
	      Default is iso8859-1. Usage example:
	      xfstt --encoding iso8859-2,koi8-r,windows-1251

       --port number
	      Change the port number for xfstt's font services.	 This  version
	      of Xfstt defaults	to port	7101.

	      Don't open TCP socket, use unix domain only.

       --dir name
	      Change   xfstt's	font  directory.   The	default	 directory  is

       --cache name
	      Change xfstt's font cache	directory.  The	default	 directory  is

       --pidfile name
	      Change  xfstt's  pidfile	location.   The	 default  file name is

       --res value
	      Force the	resolution for underspecified fonts  to	 value	(typi-
	      cally  96	or 120).  Default is the value the X11 server suggests
	      which can	be adjusted by the -dpi	 option	 of  the  X11  server.
	      Standard X11 servers have	defaults of 72 dpi.

	      Allow  some  more	unicode	characters. This is dangerous for many
	      X11 servers.  Start the X	server with the	"-deferglyphs 16"  op-
	      tion to give the X server	a better chance	of surviving. For very
	      carefully	implemented X  servers	you  may  recompile  with  UN-
	      STRAPLIMIT  set  to  65535  in order to get the complete unicode

       --once Exit after the font client disconnects.

	      Tell xfstt to be used as inetd service.

	      Behave like a daemon.

       --help Print brief usage	information on standard	output and exit.

	      Show the program version.

       xfs(1), xset(1),	X(1), inetd(8).

       Originally written by Herbert Duerr <>.
       Has been	maintained by Steven Carpenter <>.
       Current maintainer is Guillem Jover <>.

1.10				  2010-01-29			     xfstt(1x)


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