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Ultra-sexy font rendering

Postby kanishka on Thu Aug 07, 2008 3:27 pm

Download the simple configuration file and follow the instructions from here: http://rewind.themasterplan.in/2007/07/ ... n-kubuntu/
and you will re-boot on the most beautiful fonts ever! :shock:
Really gorgeous. I'd put this file as a default in Mint!

P.S. In Elyssa KDE I had to reapply the full antialiasing (I have a LCD) and restart X again to reach the proper font Heaven :mrgreen:
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Re: Ultra-sexy font rendering

Postby sourwire on Thu Aug 07, 2008 8:53 pm

Hm... I have to admit, I was a bit skeptical at first, but this _does_ look good.
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Re: Ultra-sexy font rendering

Postby Alpha-Geek on Thu Aug 07, 2008 10:02 pm

I had already selected "liberation fonts" for system & Mozilla apps. I also was using the "sub-pixel smoothing" setting in Appearances. I thought my fonts looked pretty darned good. I installed the script anyway & I THINK it made an improvement. But, it didn't hurt anything. 8)
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Re: Ultra-sexy font rendering

Postby StevOz on Sat Aug 09, 2008 6:10 am

Thanks for the tip, not only does this provide the cleanest best fonts I've ever used, but it also fixed something in my shut down. I used to get a few lines of text, flashed up fairly quick and shut down was not a problem but now I get no text and straight to the shutdown graphic, sweet. :)
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Re: Ultra-sexy font rendering

Postby kirsch92 on Sat Aug 09, 2008 8:14 pm

Will this work for Gnome, or is this a KDE only sorta thing?
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Re: Ultra-sexy font rendering

Postby StevOz on Sat Aug 09, 2008 8:45 pm

kirsch92 wrote:Will this work for Gnome, or is this a KDE only sorta thing?


I'm using the main gnome Elyssa edition here and it worked a treat for me, so yes it does work fine within gnome.
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Re: Ultra-sexy font rendering

Postby kirsch92 on Sun Aug 10, 2008 9:09 pm

Wow, it IS noticeable. Nice
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Re: Ultra-sexy font rendering

Postby premiumalex on Thu Aug 14, 2008 2:42 am

I emailed the creator of that font config and asked him if I could include it in the Mint wiki. He hasn't responded yet, but I have an article all written out in case he says it's okay :D
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Re: Ultra-sexy font rendering

Postby kanishka on Fri Aug 15, 2008 3:42 am

Nice idea! 8)
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Re: Ultra-sexy font rendering

Postby premiumalex on Sun Aug 17, 2008 11:18 pm

I got the permission! The wiki's almost done--would anyone be willing to help me add the website as a reference? I'm not really good at wiki editing (this is the first article I've ever written!) so any help would be awesome. The article isn't linked anywhere yet but it's at http://linuxmint.com/wiki/index.php/Optimize_fonts.
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