Font Blurry on new Linux Distros
behrangsa at gmail.com
Wed Apr 18 21:03:06 UTC 2007
You might want to read this: http://www.linux-watch.com/news/NS6944795565.html
On 4/19/07, Chris Miller <lordsauronthegreat at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4/18/07, Behrang Saeedzadeh <behrangsa at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > The last two or three Kubuntu/Ubuntu distros I have installed on my
> > laptop/desktop all had a serious problem with rendering fonts and
> > that's that they all render fonts blurry. Is this because the
> > ClearType functionality is disabled by default as it is patented by
> > Microsoft?
> It's called Font Anti-Aliasing, and it's NOT a MS-patented thing by
> any stretch of the imagination. ClearType is a MS thing that does
> exactly what anti-aliasing does, only with a funny buzz-word in hopes
> of suing someone.
> > Any ideas how can I fix this problem? I can't work with Kubuntu more
> > than a few minutes like this.
> System settings -> Appearance -> Fonts
> Turn on the anti-aliasing for it (should be a checkbox at the bottom)
> and restart Xorg.
> It's not much, but it's what I call 127.0.0.1
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