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Re: Blurry fonts in printed invoices

On Sat, Jul 12, 2008 at 04:00:09PM +0200, Florian Kulzer wrote:
> The text that looks OK in your PDF has no CSS font specifications
> associated with it, so iceweasel should render it using your configured
> default font. The elements with the ugly fonts in the PDF, on the other
> hand, all have this CSS declaration:
> font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;
> Here is how my system matches these names:
> $ for F in Arial Helvetica sans-serif; do fc-match $F; done
> Arial.ttf: "Arial" "Normal"
> n019003l.pfb: "Nimbus Sans L" "Regular"
> Vera.ttf: "Bitstream Vera Sans" "Roman"
> These font files come from the packages msttcorefonts, gsfonts-x11, and
> ttf-bitstream-vera, respectively. Do you have these packages installed?
> If not, does installing them give you nicer fonts in the PDF? If you do
> not want to befoul your system with the evil runes of Redmond then you
> could try installing ttf-liberation instead.

Mmmm, I have:

NimbusSanL-Regu.pfb: "Nimbus Sans L" "Regular"

With no gsfonts-x11 installed.

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