Re: strange looking fonts.
Russell, the debian-x mail list (in recent times anyway) is more
intended for developers and ginuea pigs of XF86 4.0. debian-users is
What I would imagine to fix your problem is to edit your
/etc/X11/XF86Config file. I bet the 100dpi fonts are listed before the
75 dpi fonts. If so, swap their order and restart X.
If this doesn't fix it, then perhaps mucking with the X server's idea of
the DPI of the display is the only way to go.
* Russell Davies <firstname.lastname@example.org> [001008 17:08]:
> I'm a long time unix user -- I've just recently installed
> debian on my home system, basically my problem boils down to
> fonts not looking "right" in X, where right is defined as to
> what I usually expect with my combination of software.
> I use twm and X everywhere, on solaris, bsd, linux -- debian is
> the first instance where the fonts have looked different, they
> seem to be oversized -- it happens on all applications, the
> fonts in netscape look bigger, in title bars. (I installed
> netsccape-4.75 from the usual sources, so it's not a netscape
> specific font problem).
> Has anyone else experienced this? Is it something to do with the
> Xserver itself? (I'm using the SVGA server for a riva tnt).
> Any suggestions, explanations would be appreciated.
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