Horrid fonts in Feisty

Ari Torhamo ari.torhamo at saunalahti.fi
Wed May 2 01:28:25 UTC 2007

ti, 2007-05-01 kello 14:57 -0400, Rashkae kirjoitti:
> Kirk Strauser wrote:
> > 
> > Thanks for the tips.  The only difference seems to be that I have bitmaps 
> > disabled.  I'll turn them back of, if only to set a baseline of usable 
> > fonts to look at.
> Err, the really, *really* big difference is that I'm using good, well 
> hinted fonts, Arial, Verdana, or Tohama (sp?).  Any of which outdo the 
> freely available Linux fonts out of the water.

Any chance for a screenshot? I've always thought that the default fonts
on my Ubuntu desktop look great. Ive been suprised to hear that some
people might prefer the way fonts are rendered in Windows. I remember
though that it took a few days for me to get used to the relative
thickness of the fonts in Ubuntu (Gnome). In my eyes the fonts in
Windows look more primitive. (My display is a CRT, which obviously
affects font rendering somewhat).

Ari Torhamo

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