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Old 09-30-2011, 10:06 AM   #1
qrange
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linux fonts look like cr@p


why, in this day and age, Linux fonts still look like crap?
I thought that Adobe patent on hinting the font rasterization had expired years ago.

the only font that looks ok is Liberation.

and no, anti-aliasing is not an option (for low res displays) in my view.

edit: I've just installed mscorefonts and, well, they also seem ok.

Last edited by qrange; 09-30-2011 at 10:50 AM.
 
Old 09-30-2011, 11:40 AM   #2
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Have you checked out the custom designed ubuntu fonts?

http://font.ubuntu.com/

Far from crap.
They are quite elegant.


Cheers.
 
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