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Re: Ragged font rendition with xserver-xorg 1:7.1.0-11

On Mon, 2007-02-19 at 20:20 -0500, William Walter wrote:
> Font rendition on Gnome is messed up. Some part are lighter than the
> rest. I've turned on subpixel smoothing and hinting. Neither of them
> have worked. What am i missing in this case?

Make sure your system is completely up to date, especially if you are
running testing/unstable. For example, there were some fontconfig
related bugs some weeks ago. 

Run (as root): dpkg-reconfigure -plow fontconfig-config
and make sure your fonts are correctly set up for your monitor (TFT vs.

You could also try different fonts, to make sure this isn't a problem
specific to a font package.

If nothing of the above helps, I suggest you take a screenshot of the
fonts, provide more details about your system and set up and ask again
on the list.

Sven Arvidsson
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