Re: Yet another TT fonts problem on Debian sid
On Tuesday 11 March 2003 10:10 am, David Rosenstrauch wrote:
> All my True Type fonts seemed to get hosed after an "apt-get upgrade" a few
> days ago (not sure what was changed - looks like maybe the fontconfig
> But all of my True Type fonts are still screwed up. (See
> http://home.nyc.rr.com/darsys/fontprobs/FontBad.png for an example of the
> broken Arial font; http://home.nyc.rr.com/darsys/fontprobs/FontGood.png for
> an example of the working Helvetica font.)
> My fonts.conf file includes: <dir>/usr/share/fonts</dir> which looks
> correct to me, since my TT fonts are located in /usr/share/fonts/truetype.
> But TT fonts like Arial are still displaying as jagged. It was all working
> fine (I think) up until recently (although I haven't tried Arial or other
> TT's in a little while), but then got hosed with some update.
> It seems like X and KDE both are aware of the Arial font, but somehow are
> not loading it.
> BTW, my KDE is set to not display fonts as anti-aliased across the board
> (and I'd like to keep it that way).
> Anyone have any ideas?
The newest version of libfreetype6 has bugs that cause it to mangle TrueType
fonts. The workaround, thanks to Karolina, is to downgrade to the previous
version of Freetype and fontconfig.
>tisdagen den 11 mars 2003 07.29 skrev Doug Holland:
>> Anyone have a copy of 2.1.3-10? I'm also having problems with font
>fontconfig also need to be downgraded, since it depends on the newer version.