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Re: Congrats! [gnome font rendering]

On Wed, Jan 15, 2003 at 11:10:00PM +0100, Jose Carlos Garcia Sogo wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 15, 2003 at 01:42:15PM -0800, Craig Dickson wrote:
> > Adrian 'Dagurashibanipal' von Bidder wrote:
> > 
> > > Congrats to whomever did the switch to the new font rendering engine -
> > > the bit I saw so far looks really good.
> > 
> > Of course, there's thread on debian-user right now that was started by
> > someone complaining that anti-aliased fonts look awful, and asking how
> > to turn anti-aliasing off. Different strokes, eh?
>    It's easier to disable it than need to hack fonts to enable it, IMHO.
> For the record: GDK_USE_XFT=0

I'm inclined to agree the anti-aliased fonts look awful.
Is there somewhere specific that GDK_USE_XFT should be set, or should it
just be exported in /etc/profile?


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