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Old 06-07-2004, 10:39 AM   #1
goudi
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Xorg and fonts


Hi all,

I just installed Mandrake 10 OE and everything was fine but I then also installed Xorg and Kde3.2.2 on top of it. Now my fonts are looking HORRIBLE.

Any suggestion on what might have caused this?


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Old 06-07-2004, 11:15 AM   #2
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Please be more specific. What do you mean by "fonts look horrible" ? ...are you not seeing the fonts you'd like on the menus or do you have anti-aliasing turned on? Post a screenshot if you can.

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Old 06-07-2004, 11:38 AM   #3
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I get the fonts I want, but most of them are barelly readable, especially the italics fonts. An 'l' in itallic is rather three poorly connected small vertical dashes.

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Old 06-07-2004, 12:04 PM   #4
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I get the fonts I want, but most of them are barelly readable, especially the italics fonts. An 'l' in itallic is rather three poorly connected small vertical dashes.

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What's screen resolution are you using?
 
Old 06-07-2004, 01:06 PM   #5
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I'm in 1024X768;

Apparently it's a font server problem because when I only have the following line in my XF86Config-4:
FontPath "unix/:-1"
then the fonts are ugly, but if I had those:
FontPath "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/misc"
FontPath "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/Type1"
FontPath "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo"
FontPath "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi"
FontPath "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi"
, it partially solves the problem but not completely.

So my question is rather: Why is my font server not working properly? I have
Xorg-x11-100dpi-fonts
Xorg-x11-75dpi-fonts
Xorg-x11-server
Xorg-x11
Xorg-x11-xfs
Xorg-x11-Xnest
libXorg-x11r6
libXorg-x11r6-devel
libXorg-x11r6-static-devel

in version 6.7.0-0.0.10mdk installed.

Thank you

Goudi
 
  


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