[linux] Connecting to Dante's FTP server

Dejan Nikic dejann at u.washington.edu
Sat Sep 20 17:45:23 PDT 2003


hmm weird i'm using the ssh-askpass-gnome, just cuz it's pretier :), and
everything works fine. maybe you can like ssh-askpass to
ssh-askpass-gnome and see if that works.


On Sat, 2003-09-20 at 17:34, Andrew Sengul wrote:

> Evan Martin wrote:

>

> >On Fri, Sep 19, 2003 at 06:32:52PM -0700, Andrew Sengul wrote:

> >

> >

> >>Ok, I changed the settings for ssh and got that error message out of the

> >>way... but the fontconfig errors are still appearing. Here are some

> >>lines from gftp's console output that may be helpful:

> >>

> >>Fontconfig warning: line 245: invalid edit binding "same"

> >>Fontconfig warning: line 257: invalid edit binding "same"

> >>

> >>It appears that the problem is with the ssh-askpass utility, which

> >>causes the same errors to appear when I run it by itself. And I already

> >>have the latest version installed... I've looked at the fontconfig man

> >>pages, but it's a very low-level utility with little help available, and

> >>I don't think it would be a good idea for me to try tinkering with it.

> >>

> >>

> >

> >Hm. Have you ever messed with fontconfig yourself? (The main file is

> >/etc/fonts/fonts.conf, I think, but there is also config in ~/.fonts or

> >~/.fontconfig or something like that.)

> >

> >It sounds like the fontconfig configuration file is messed up in some way,

> >and if it isn't your doing the simplest solution would be to rm all its

> >config files and reinstall it.

> >

> >I don't have a copy of ssh-askpass handy or I'd analyze it for you.

> >

>

> Well, I don't know what was wrong with my askpass utility, but I just

> solved the problem. I looked over the dselect directory (I use Debian)

> and found that I had ssh-askpass-gnome rather than the normal

> ssh-askpass, and after installing the regular X version, the fontconfig

> problem was no more. Now I can log into Dante with no problems.

>




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