Re: quality of postscript display
> debian-guide and other debian-supplied .ps files display well for
> me. I use 2.2r2 too. What fonts do you have installed? I have :
> etienne@anonimo: dpkg -l "*font*" | grep -v "<none>"
> | Status=Not/Installed/Config-files/Unpacked/Failed-config/Half-installed
> |/ Err?=(none)/Hold/Reinst-required/X=both-problems (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
> ||/ Name Version Description
> ii freefont 0.10-8 Freeware font selection for X11
> ii gsfonts 5.10a-2 Fonts for the ghostscript interpreter
surely you also have gsfonts-x11 so that these fonts have actually been
made available to X as well ?
> ii sharefont 0.10-7 Shareware font selection for X11
> ii xfonts-100dpi 3.3.6-2 100 dpi fonts for X
> ii xfonts-75dpi 3.3.6-2 75 dpi fonts for X
> ii xfonts-base 3.3.6-2 standard fonts for X
> rc xfonts-cjk 3.3.6-1 basic Chinese, Japanese, and Korean fonts fo
> ii xfonts-cyrilli 3.3.6-2 Cyrillic fonts for X
> ii xfonts-pex 3.3.6-2 fonts for minimal PEX support in X
> rc xfonts-scalabl 3.3.6-1 scalable fonts for X
If you add xfonts-jmk you get a couple more nice fonts that are good for
I can't comment further as to how beautiful or not things should be just
using the packages, because both my laptop and home workstation also have
a batch of extra TTF fonts and ttf font services. But getting those URW
fonts (for ghostscript) made available to X is really important, since
they are metric equivalents to fonts considered normal in That Other OS.
* Heather Stern * star@ many places...