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

On Mon, Feb 19, 2007 at 08:20:29PM EST, William Walter wrote:
>    Having problem with Etch. I'm a complete newbie to linux. 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?

.. also make sure that the fonts that are displayed are the ones you
think.  This bit me once after installing msttcorefonts .. the gtk fonts
I was seeing were not 'verdana' as I _thought_ I had specified but
something else.  I remember installing the unneeded gnome desktop to get
to the bottom of this one.  

IIRC -- what was happening was that for some reason, the gtk apps were
not finding my specified font(s) and falling back to the "something



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