X11 problem?

Jeremy Huddleston jeremyhu at macports.org
Mon Feb 9 13:33:43 PST 2009

> The way I run gnumeric is to add it to the Applications menu:
> gnumeric -- /opt/local/bin/gnumeric
> ok, and a try with xterm and got a warning from xterm but gnumeric  
> runs:
> Hawthorn:~ Bee$ cd /opt/local/bin/
> Hawthorn:/opt/local/bin Bee$ ./gnumeric
> Xlib:  extension "RANDR" missing on display ":0.0".
> And the console log had:
> Xlib:  extension "RANDR" missing on display ":0.0".
> (/opt/local/bin/gnumeric:562): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to find  
> default local directory monitor type

That all looks good and expected.

> This is the post that had a "fix", since XFCE is not part of MacOS  
> it is not helpful.
>> As it turned out, it was a setting in XFCE's User Interface.
>> Gnumeric didn't like the font that I chose

That gives hint to a problem in your ~/.gtkrc or ~/.gtkrc-2.0 or  
whatever gtk uses to choose your fonts.

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