Re: Debian Font Guide for Newbies and the Confused
Rob, thanks for making this available. I have one comment.
On Tue, Oct 14, 2003 at 06:33:09PM +1000, Rob Weir wrote:
> 4) Add :unscaled to the end of the 100dpi and 75dpi font lines, so they
> look like this
> FontPath "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi:unscaled"
> FontPath "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi:unscaled"
> Without the ":unscaled" bit, XFree86 will try to scale these bitmap
> fonts up and down, which usually looks rather horrible.
:unscaled is explicitly deprecated in newer versions of XFree86 (e.g.,
4.2.1 that I'm running). README.fonts.gz says
(The `:unscaled' hack, while still supported,
should no longer be necessary in XFree86 4.0 and later.)