Ubuntu Gutsy Sub-pixel font changes
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Fri Apr 18 22:11:41 UTC 2008
I run Ubuntu and Fedora on my PC's with Gnome and I am aware that
something has been tweaked in Gutsy to improve the sub-pixel font
rendering on LCD displays. On all of my PC's Ubuntu fonts are far better
(for my eyes anyway) than Fedora 7/8; even the default setting of best
shapes medium looks better than Fedora, but even better still when I
What I would like to do is replicate the font rendering on Fedora to be
as good as Gutsy, but I have searched around and not been able to find
out _exactly_ what the Ubuntu team have done to achieve these results.
As much as I play with the settings on Fedora, the still looks rubbish.
Especially worse in Thunderbird and Firefox (menus, dialogs, mails and
Can anyone help?
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