[CentOS] Thunderbird and Firefox 10 font rendering

Toralf Lund toralf.lund at pgs.com
Thu Mar 8 08:33:35 EST 2012


On 08/03/12 12:46, Sorin Srbu wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf
> Of Toralf Lund
> Sent: den 8 mars 2012 12:40
> To: centos at centos.org
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Thunderbird and Firefox 10 font rendering
>
> BTW, besides the bluryness, the fonts also look thinner somehow; I get a
> distinct feeling of having returned to Gtk/GNOME version 1, if you know
> what I mean... Perhaps anti-aliasing is disabled?
> ====================
>
> How about try setting some other fonts within Fx?
The problem actually seems to be that GNOME desktop settings for font 
smoothing and hinting, as configured via Preferences->Fonts->Details.., 
are not honoured. I don't think I've configured anything special there, 
but apparently, I don't even get normal defaults... I can change the 
appearance to something better by editing ~/.fonts.conf, though, but I'm 
still not sure if I've been able to reproduce the exact settings of 
other programs. And I don't think I've had to do this in the past...


- Toralf


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