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Re: Fonts (Firefox/Windows & Firefox/Linux)

On Fri, 2007-11-23 at 19:30 -0400, Jorge Fábregas wrote:
> Hello guys,
> I enabled subpixel-hinting by:
> 1) installing the freetype-freeworld package
> 2) configuring it KDE wise (KDE Control Center)
> 3) configuring it GNome wise (gnome-control-center)
> 4) configuring it in Firefox (about:config)
> I got everything (KDE and Gnome) set to 96 dpi and I installed the MS core 
> fonts. However, I still can't make certain pages look like they do in 
> Windows.  Here are some screenshots of the same page in Windows (with 
> Cleartype enabled) and Linux.
> how it looks on Windows:
> http://tinyurl.com/ynmhmg
> Firefox setting on Windows:
> http://tinyurl.com/2bxku6
> ------------------------------------------------
> how it looks on Linux:
> http://tinyurl.com/yptft2
> Firefox settings on Linux:
> http://tinyurl.com/yu32zf
> Please notice the fonts at the left side how bad they look on the Linux shot. 
> How can I make them look like on Windows? Any help will be appreciated!

What x driver are you using?  I have gotten similar results (my bad
fonts were/are in the middle) as well, with an ATI X1300 card.  I
currently use the vesa driver which is bout the best so far, until they
get an updated ati driver out this month.

Mike Chambers
Madisonville, KY

"The best lil town on Earth!"

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