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Square Boxes where letters used to be

Square Boxes where letters used to be

Square Boxes where letters used to be

(OP)
I was setting up a suse 10 sp2 server and now all the letters appear as square boxes. This only affects the graphical screens. It will boot ok to a terminal prompt. Is there a way to set the graphics setting from a linux prompt?
I am running the gnome desktop.

anybody have any suggestions? besides starting from scratch.

My suggestions are what I would try myself. If incorrect, I welcome corrections to my knowledge.
Scott
stomlin@baptistfirst.org

RE: Square Boxes where letters used to be

My first guess would be that something happened to delete or corrupt the default or chosen font you are using.  Try selecting a different font.
 

RE: Square Boxes where letters used to be


It's probably a font, I agree. Try a different one.
 

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