Strange fonts in firefox since update to 184.108.40.206
rotkaps_spam_trap at gmx.de
Fri Dec 22 15:27:06 PST 2006
Michael Nottebrock <lofi at freebsd.org> wrote:
> On Friday, 22. December 2006 16:56, Heino Tiedemann wrote:
>> Michael Nottebrock <lofi at freebsd.org> wrote:
>> > On Friday, 22. December 2006 15:09, Heino Tiedemann wrote:
>> >> Hi There,
>> >> since I updated the port www/firefox to the new version
>> >> "firefox-220.127.116.11,1" I have e strange, "default font".
>> > Like this?
>> I took a screenshot and put it here:
>> Please take also a look to the URL-line of firefox. It is has a font,
>> where it is difficult to distinguish between "i" and "l".
> Seems to be a different font, but essentially the same problem - fontconfig
> chooses an ugly font.
I am now guessing it comes with the kde-update 3.5.4 -> 3.5.5 these
days. After updating kdebase it appears. Konquror also looks
ugly. Even if it show lokal files & folders.
> I guess it depends on the toolkit and selected toolkit
> theme which font is requested for the line edits - in my case, it seems to be
> plain old "fixed" and fontconfig likes to choose this for me:
> [lofi at kiste]:0:~ > fc-match fixed-10
> 12x13ja.pcf.gz: "Fixed" "ja"
rincewind:/home/rotkap> fc-match fixed-10
6x10.pcf.gz: "Fixed" "Regular"
> Fontconfig will use this on my system for both fixed (no size) and fixed-10.
> There's probably a correct way to prevent this, which probably involves
> editing ~/.fonts.conf, but since I reckoned that I'm not going to miss that
> font at all, and I never understood fontconfig syntax and semantics
> completely, I just deleted it - problem solved, here. From looking at that
> screenshot of yours, it seems to be at least a different font for you though.
So, what should i remove from my $HOME?
drwxr-xr-x 2 rotkap users 512B 25 Jun 2004 .fonts
-rw-r--r-- 1 rotkap users 0B 10 Dez 20:15 .fonts.cache-1
-rw-r--r-- 1 rotkap users 329B 18 Nov 2004 .fonts.conf
Any Ideas what happend on my system?
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