[Bug 1776617] [NEW] kubuntu-settings-desktop breaks subpixel font rendering on XFCE
grumbel at gmail.com
Wed Jun 13 08:26:10 UTC 2018
Public bug reported:
I am a Xubuntu/XFCE user and noticed that my subpixel rendering was
broken. Even so the subpixel order was set to "None", fonts would render
with subpixel order "RGB". If I set the subpixel order to BGR, Vertical
RGB/BGR however things would work. Only the 'None' option had the
The problem turned out to be this symlink from the kubuntu-settings-
which is pointing to:
Seems like the "append" still overrides the setting if the setting is
$ cat /etc/fonts/conf.d/10-sub-pixel-rgb.conf
<!DOCTYPE fontconfig SYSTEM "fonts.dtd">
<!-- Enable sub-pixel rendering -->
This configuration is available on the major desktop environments.
We shouldn't overwrite it with "assign" unconditionally.
Most clients may picks up the first value only. so using "append"
may simply works to avoid it.
<edit name="rgba" mode="append"><const>rgb</const></edit>
** Affects: kubuntu-settings (Ubuntu)
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