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Re: Nearly unreadable fonts with native resolution (1280x800) of my notebook (new to Debian, need help)

On (02/08/05 14:43), Hans-Peter Sulzer wrote:
> Hi!
> I have shortly installed Debian on my system (details of
> my configuration see below). It is running (even
> sound works).
> After I have changed XF86Config-4 (see below), to be able
> to use the native resolution of 1280x800 of my notebook
> (which works), the fonts (which looked good with interpolated
> resolution of 1024x768) are nearly unreadable, but not
> because they are too small, but because there seems to
> be a mixture of black and white (or grey) pixels.
> Can I adjust anything?
> I'm an owner of OS/2, so I have the wonderfully original
> Adobe Type 1 fonts (real Times New Roman, Helvetica,
> Courier, ...) which are looking better than the
> corresponding TT-Fonts (Arial and so on). How can I
> use them with Debian?

I can't help you with this but someone else may.


Try commenting out 
# FontPath        "unix/:7100"                    # local font server

> Section "Files"
> 	FontPath	"unix/:7100"			# local font server
> 	# if the local font server has problems, we can fall back on these
> 	FontPath	"/usr/lib/X11/fonts/misc"
> 	FontPath	"/usr/lib/X11/fonts/cyrillic"
> 	FontPath	"/usr/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/:unscaled"
> 	FontPath	"/usr/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/:unscaled"
> 	FontPath	"/usr/lib/X11/fonts/Type1"
> 	FontPath	"/usr/lib/X11/fonts/CID"
> 	FontPath	"/usr/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo"
> 	FontPath	"/usr/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi"
> 	FontPath	"/usr/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi"
> EndSection
> Section "Module"
> 	Load	"GLcore"
> 	Load	"bitmap"
> 	Load	"dbe"
> 	Load	"ddc"
> 	Load	"dri"
> 	Load	"extmod"
> 	Load	"freetype"
> 	Load	"glx"
> 	Load	"int10"
> 	Load	"record"
> 	Load	"speedo"
> 	Load	"type1"
> 	Load	"vbe"
> EndSection



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