xfsinfo - X font server information utility
xfsinfo [-server servername]
Xfsinfo is a utility for displaying information about an X font server.
It is used to examine the capabilities of a server, the predefined val-
ues for various parameters used in communicating between clients and
the server, and the font catalogues and alternate servers that are
This option specifies the X font server to contact.
Xfsinfo was originally called fsinfo. It was renamed to avoid a clash
with the fsinfo utility from the Berkeley automounter amd.
The following shows a sample produced by xfsinfo.
name of server: hansen:7100
version number: 1
vendor string: Font Server Prototype
vendor release number: 17
maximum request size: 16384 longwords (65536 bytes)
number of catalogues: 1
Number of alternate servers: 2
number of extensions: 0
To get the default fontserver.
Dave Lemke, Network Computing Devices, Inc
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