[CentOS] Thunderbird and Firefox 10 font rendering

Thu Mar 8 11:40:24 UTC 2012
Toralf Lund <toralf.lund at pgs.com>

On 08/03/12 12:35, 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 11:36
> To: CentOS mailing list
> Subject: [CentOS] Thunderbird and Firefox 10 font rendering
> Does anyone else experience this? Any idea how to fix it (besides
> downgrading)?
> ===============
> Just tried this on a virtual machine. Looks good here. Maybe your monitor is
> flakey? Have you tried experimenting with screen resolution and colour
I don't see how this can be a monitor problem when everything is fine in 
*all* applications besides the ones mentioned - including the older 
versions of Thunderbird and Firefox.
> depth? Try pressing Ctrl-0 ("zero") to set your Fx to the default character
> sizes.
Makes no difference...

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?

- Toralf


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