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That link didn't work, got message that file didn't exist. Can you correct it?
Also it would help if you'd list your distribution in your user profile. That helps others here to get some idea if they might have first-hand experience with similar problems.
Regardless of distribution, though, you can probably do an "upgrade" type re-installation, not lose anything, and get back to normal appearances. You may have missed setting something "back to the default" that isn't apparent but that matters a lot.
Aha! That's what I thought. You've lost your anti-aliasing.
You might try running xorgconfig. Be sure to back up your xorg.conf file (or the equivalent--my distro still uses a file under the old XF86Config name; anyway, you should be able to spot the right file easily in /etc/X11 somewhere).
When I ran xorgconfig it DRAMATICALLY improved my display. It might fix your fonts, who knows? If your mouse or keyboard lose some functionality as a result, just replace those sections in the newly generated file with the sections from the one you backed up. That's what I had to do.
If that doesn't work, I would--myself--reinstall using "upgrade" option so nothing's lost. That's the lazy way but it really saves time sometimes.