Re: Gnome 2.0 antialiased fonts
On Thu, Oct 03, 2002 at 03:14:25PM +0200, Jan Mueller wrote:
> > >
> > > ok, so the steps would be.
> > >
> > > 1. check if RENDER is working. (xdpyinfo | grep RENDER)
> > Ok, ...
> > > 2. check if freetype is installed
> > seems ok, or is something else meant here ?
> > ii libfreetype6 2.1.2-7 FreeType 2 font engine, shared library files.
> > ii libfreetype6-dev 2.1.2-7 FreeType 2 font engine, development files
> > > 3. edit the .xftconfig
> > No such file is present.
> well then there should be a "/etc/X11/XftConfig"
Ok, found it.
What in particular should one look for in this file ?
Mmm, maybe i will finally find the time to write a smallish howto or
> > > 4. place "export GDK_USE_XFT=1" before
> > > the execution of "gnome-session" in your .xinitrc
> > Mmm, is gnome-session not supposed to be called by some gdm stuff ?
> ok, I have no gdm installed at the moment.
> maybe you should put that line in "/etc/gdm/Sessions/Gnome" before the
> "exec $gnomesession".
Ok, will test it.