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Re: Help: Font AA and Color Hints



Jason Van Patten wrote:
> At Wed Jun 16 08:05:08 2004, jvp wrote:
> > I recently upgraded my laptop from FC1 -> FC2.  During this
> > process, I also moved back to XFree after some 8-9 years of using
> > XiG (Accelerated X.)  Upon doing so, I've noticed some horrendously
> > ugly font Anti Aliasing due to RGB sub-pixel hinting.
> >
> > I've gone through both KDE and GNOME configuration tools and
> > specifically disabled sub-pixel hinting.  I've made sure the
> > appropriate lines in /etc/fonts/local.conf are commented out.  My
> > ~/.fonts.conf is empty.  None of these have helped in the least. 
> > The only way I can 'fix' it is to disable AA altogether, which
> > makes the fonts look worse.
> >
> > Does anyone have any other ideas, suggestions, tips, etc, as to
> > where I can look?  I'm sure this is user-error, but I'm just not
> > sure where to start looking.
>
> Anyone?  Help?

The "nvidia" driver (with FC1 of course) shows the same behaviour, the 
"nv" driver doesn't. Try adding this line in /etc/X11/xorg.conf's 
'Section "Device"', at least for me it helped:
	Option "IgnoreEDID" "true"

Regards,
Andreas



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