10.4, poor font rendering and other asorted screen damage
fatgerman at googlemail.com
Mon May 3 10:39:00 UTC 2010
>On Monday 03 May 2010 03:47:24 Gene Heskett wrote:
> Installed 10.4 yesterday & it seems to work ok on a box with less that
> stellar speed potential, but with one caveat:
> The font rendering in some programs sucks, or screen damages are not being
> redrawn, take your pick, it seems to depend on the program.
> Font rendering is pretty bad in firefox, and I believe much the same problem
> exists in the card games as there is all sorts of trash left behind when you
> move a card.
> A bash shell OTOH, renders perfectly and can be scrolled either direction
> without showing any screen damages there. But gedit can become almost
> Is this a known problem?
I had something similar after a fresh install. It was all looking OK until I installed the nvidia driver. What I did was to install the msttcorefonts package and choose a TrueType font as my default font (I use Verdana). I also enabled Anti-Aliasing, then rebooted. Somehow this cleared the problem.
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