Installing the lxqt metapackage

farinet at farinet at
Wed May 14 17:15:26 UTC 2014

Hitesh Shah:
> On Wed, May 14, 2014 at 3:19 PM, <farinet at> wrote:
>> > ... <lubuntu-users-request at>
>> > At a first glance: It's my impression that font rendering and hinting is
>> > not as brilliant as it is usually in all (*)ubuntus. Or am i wrong?
>> >
> It's possible but I didn't notice this time around. The reason for not
> noticing is that I've also been using the Openbox session of Lubuntu for a
> while and the fonts did need fixing. I had to do things to ~/.Xresources to
> fix matters. So the LXQt session maybe influenced by the contents of that
> file.
> My ~/.Xresources looks like this:
> ! Render setting for cairo -> pango -> gtk
> Xft.dpi:        96
> Xft.antialias:  true
> Xft.hinting:    true
> Xft.rgba:       rgb
> Xft.hintstyle:  hintslight
> and I made that file based on advice from
> Of course, things may or may not work the same way for you but all the best!

Here is the link:

The proposed settings on page 2 work just fine (and are very similar to
something i found on arch wiki.


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