[linux] Connecting to Dante's FTP server

Dejan Nikic dejann at u.washington.edu
Sat Sep 20 17:56:41 PDT 2003


that was supposed to be link ssh-askpass to ssh-askpass-gnome
not like, don't know what happened, but it's my retarted typing i guess.

On Sat, 2003-09-20 at 17:45, Dejan Nikic wrote:

> 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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