edgy fuzzy fonts bad

Christopher J. Bottaro cjbottaro at alumni.cs.utexas.edu
Tue Oct 31 22:55:50 GMT 2006


golfer wrote:

> I don't like the fonts in edgy, compared to dapper.  They are too
> fuzzy.  In all applications, and all fonts, even the ttf I installed
> from my M$ partition.  It's a 10 on the yuck factor!
> 
> It's particularly objectionable in konsole, with dejavu sans mono at
> 10 px.  It's very difficult to read.  I'm still downloading and
> installing, so can't try anything in gnome yet.
> 
> I have an LCD with the nvidia-glx driver.
> 
> Everything is cool in dapper, so I know it's an edgy problem.
> 
> This is enough of a problem to make me stay with dapper.  I hope it
> can be fixed, but so far, I don't see any postings here or in the
> forums.
> 
> Anyone else having this problem, or can help?
> 
> TIA

+1.  I figured I just need to get used to it.  I changed some of my
monospace fonts to "monospace" or "courier 10 pitch" and increased the size
a few points.  That seems to help, but it kinda sucks having "big" fonts
when everything else is high resolution.

-- C




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