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Old 10-05-2003, 11:03 PM   #1
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annoying mozilla font problem

i'm using mandrake 9.2rc2, but I've been having this problem since 9.0 or 9.1

Mozilla and all my apps look great, but when I'm scrolling down a webpage in mozilla or firebird, two lines of text will sometimes get slightly blurred together, which is remedied by highlighting the blurred text. It makes reading longer articles pretty annoying.

Konqueror does not do this, but Firebird/normal mozilla are much better browsers IMO, and any help would be appreciated.


EDIT: BTW, I'm using RPMS of Mozilla and Firebird that were included with Mandrake. If that helps..
Old 10-06-2003, 12:07 AM   #2
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Go to preferences where you do the font settings. Change the display resolution to 96dpi. This often solves that problem.
Old 10-06-2003, 02:40 AM   #3
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or try to download mozilla 1.4 and firebird 0.6.1 from
Old 10-06-2003, 07:22 PM   #4
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changing the resolution fixed this problem for me. try that

rahul sundaram
Old 10-06-2003, 10:38 PM   #5
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The firebird that I'm using is 0.6.1, and I changed the font to 96dpi, but still the text on some webpages (mainly articles) gets mangled when I'm scrolling through, and I have to highlight the line to un-mangle it.

What else could be going on?

Last edited by mi6alec; 10-06-2003 at 10:41 PM.


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