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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.

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Mike Chambers
Madisonville, KY

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