Re: don't like the fonts from xorg-xserver
On Fri, Jun 16, 2006 at 09:57:50 -0700, tom arnall wrote:
> On Thursday 15 June 2006 06:53 pm, Marc Wilson wrote:
> > On Thu, Jun 15, 2006 at 11:11:20AM -0700, tom arnall wrote:
> > > i recently installed xorg-xserver on my debian box (kernel 126.96.36.199). I
> > > don't like the fonts. Is there anything I can do about this?
> > Unfortunately, installing the current Xorg from unstable gifts you with the
> > profoundly broken freetype 2.2.1.
> i installed from testing. is there any hope? also, can i go back to xfree?
> (best i can remember, i got a choice between xorg and xfree during the xorg
Sometimes it helps to set the hinting style to "full" by putting the
following into your ~/.fonts.conf:
<?xml version="1.0"?><!DOCTYPE fontconfig SYSTEM "fonts.dtd">
<match target="font" >
<edit mode="assign" name="hintstyle" >
see also: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=367593