[Bug 341024] [NEW] Use liberation fonts in firefox by default for better website layout
janrathmann at t-online.de
Wed Mar 11 10:37:53 UTC 2009
Public bug reported:
Binary package hint: firefox
with the fonts that are currently used by default in Firefox to render websites (I guess DejaVu), the layout on some sites is a bit distorted, you can see this in the screenshots below (taken on a fresh Jaunty installation).
The cause for this seems to be that these fonts are a bit bigger than the default Microsoft fonts (Arial, Times New Roman, ...), on whose size some web layouter obviously rely.
A possible workaround would be to use the Liberation Fonts for Firefox which are metric compatible with the Microsoft ones:
I am doing this on my machine for some time now by selecting them manually in "Edit -> Preferences -> Content -> Fonts & Colors -> Extended...", they look very good.
The Liberations Fonts package seems to be in Main now (ttf-liberation).
** Affects: firefox (Ubuntu)
Use liberation fonts in firefox by default for better website layout
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