Horrid fonts in Feisty
bmarsh at bmarsh.com
Tue May 1 14:49:45 UTC 2007
On Tuesday 01 May 2007, Kirk Strauser wrote:
> I noticed that most fonts on my newly-updated Kubuntu/Feisty system look
> pretty awful, as though they were both subpixel- and greyscale-antialiased
> at the same time. I ran "dpkg-reconfigure fontconfig-config" to make sure
> nothing too wild was set up, and eventually removed my ~/.fonts.conf file
> to remove any possible conflicts there. The end results were absolutely
> I remember the pre-antialiasing days all too well, but I also know that
> fonts didn't look *that* bad even then. Is there anything I should look at
> to make my system look less awful, with the hope that re-enabling
> antialiasing after the glitches are worked out will make it look really
> good once again?
> Kirk Strauser
Are you using an LCD monitor?
Is it running at the proper 'native' resolution?
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