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Re: Debian on the Desktop - plans for Lenny?

On Wed, Aug 08, 2007 at 07:09:12PM +0200, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le mercredi 08 août 2007 à 11:20 -0400, Tim Hull a écrit :
> > Iceweasel on the default install is like this - debian.org and Gmail
> > are two sites which demonstrate this.  Instead of Bitstream Vera Sans
> > (or Serif), parts of these sites use some fugly bitmap font instead
> > (or a fugly TrueType font, if bitmap fonts are disabled). Ubuntu uses
> > the bitstream fonts in these places.
> I guess that is a bug in iceweasel wrt. the default parameters.
> Anyway, you should use epiphany instead, which doesn't have this issue
> in etch :)

I did a new install recently, upgraded it to sid and I have it too. 
That is...  the fonts Sans and Serif seem to point to the Nimbus font,
which looks very ugly, and not Bitstream Vera or Dejavu.  I haven't
found out yet why and set all font preferences (in prefs.js) explicitly
to the various Bitstream Vera fonts to solve it.  This seems to be only
a problem with Gecko and on all other workstations I have with Sid, it's


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