"sandy" fonts on fedora 9
david at hlacik.eu
Tue Jul 29 14:24:25 UTC 2008
Which font resolution in gnome appearance settings are you using?
On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 4:12 PM, Tim <ignored_mailbox at yahoo.com.au> wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-07-29 at 15:39 +0200, David Hláčik wrote:
> > Do not know why - but i still have feeling that fonts on Fedora 9 are
> > little "sandy" . I just switched from Windows Vista, where fonts
> > antialiasing looks much better.
> > I am using Liberation Sans fonts .. and
> > 1) When i try "Best Shape" in gnome font config - they are too blur
> > 2) When i try "LCD subpixel" they are too thick and not nice
> Try tweaking the font size slightly. LCDs aren't as good as CRTs for
> displaying fonts at some small sizes. A small change can make the
> difference between a font being drawn chunkily, trying to use one and a
> bit pixels, to using whole pixels.
> > I have ASUS F3SR notebook with 15.4 LCD screen - and i am using X
> > server from fedora 8
> Mine's an Asus PRO31J series, F3JC mainboard, laptop. With the same
> size screen, using Fedora 9. At this stage, I've not installed the
> vendor NVidia drivers, just going along with the ones supplied with the
> distribution. Previously I've had Fedora 7 with it, using both Fedora
> and vendor supplied drivers, and it looked just as good. It also had
> Vista, and I can't say that Vista was really any better.
> [tim at localhost ~]$ uname -r
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