[kubuntu-devel] Kubuntu default look
hugelmopf at web.de
Thu Feb 2 17:32:46 GMT 2006
,---- Flavio Tordini wrote:
| > > 2. Use DejaVu Sans Condensed instead of DejaVu Sans. The Condensed
| > > version is smoother. The "sans" alias should be resolved to the chosen
| > > font and not to Bitstream Vera.
| > Looks terrible on my LCD.
| I had a better idea: disable hinting. Edit ~/.fonts.conf and set hinting to
| false and hintstyle to hintnone. Also make sure hinting is disabled in the
| kcontrol font settings. The effect is much smoother antialiased fonts, much
| like OSX. I think hinting is good only for non antialiased fonts.
I would like to understand your proposal to improve font appearance, but I
cannot confirm your findings on my 1024x768 notebook LCD.
If I turn hinting off, it looks quite bad.
If I turn hinting on, it looks quite good.
Did you mean anything else?
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