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Old 02-19-2007, 03:49 AM   #1
azcn2503
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Blurry default fonts on Fedora Core 6


Is there any way to get around the default blurry fonts of Fedora Core 6?

I've tried going in to System > Preferences > Fonts and turning anti-aliasing off, but this makes fonts look too jagged, a real strain on the eyes especially at lower font sizes. The other anti-aliasing methods make the fonts appear quite blurry.

Is there another font rendering engine that I can download?

I have the latest graphics driver for my graphics card (Nvidia Geforce 7950GX2) and I am using a CRT monitor at 1600x1200. I've installed Fedora Core 6 many times and the default fonts always look blurry, regardless of graphics driver or screen type.
 
Old 02-19-2007, 02:28 PM   #2
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Did you try changing fonts? Try Luxi Sans, Aquabase, etc. Aquabase works and looks good in my case.

Get some here http://www.webpagepublicity.com/free-fonts.html

Just copy the saved files to /usr/share/fonts as root.
 
  


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