Re: How can I disable anti-aliasing of screen fonts in sarge?
On Friday 07 January 2005 02:23 pm, cga wrote:
> I have a sarge system where I initially installed gnome. Apparently
> some fonts were installed at that stage and seem to be the only ones
> available even after I removed gnome, at least to some applications.
> Now these fonts are apparently suitable for all occasions - you have
> the usual serif, sans, mono,.. etc. but unfortunately they are
> anti-aliased to the point of being unreadable.
> I have poked around a bit and found something called fontconfig that
> seems like a replacement for the old X font system (?) - not sure,
> there is some technical doc available for fontconfig but I did not
> find much that explains what it's really for.. Some applications like
> mozilla seem to be fontconfig-aware while others are not.
> Now my question is how can I disable this anti-aliasing? Do I need
> to remove the fontconfig package? At this point I'm considering
> reinstalling gnome, reconfiguring it w/o anti-aliasing and then
> removing it unless s/o could come up w/ a more sensible solution.
I was able to find references to all of your questions using the Google search
engine. Let me know if you need assistance after reading these.