Horrid fonts in Feisty

Gleb Dolgich gleb at proggle.com
Wed May 2 18:17:22 UTC 2007

Marius Gedminas wrote:
>> In your font settings dialog box, try selecting "Best shapes" in "Font 
>> rendering" section, then click on "Details..." and select "Grayscale" in 
>> "Smoothing" section and "Slight" in "Hinting". Close the dialogs and 
>> restart GDM (or just reboot), see if that helps.
> That depends whether your monitor is a CRT or a LCD.  "Grayscale" is
> okay for CRTs.  "Subpixel" looks 3 times better on LCDs.

I have an LCD and I can see that subpixel rendering is still being used; 
most probably the "Best shapes" setting overrides the "Grayscale" one.


More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list