masoom.shaikh at gmail.com
Fri Nov 13 15:26:56 UTC 2009
On Mon, Nov 9, 2009 at 4:41 PM, Norbert Papke <npapke at acm.org> wrote:
> On November 6, 2009, Masoom Shaikh wrote:
> > problem # 1
> > The problem is KDE4 is not able to display anti aliased fonts. I have
> > the required changes to make it work, of course, in System Settings ->
> > Appearance -> Fonts
> > Hinting -> Full, and there is is one more option, the name i cannot
> > ATM, I have set it to RGB. DPI to 96......this is has worked for all
> > combination of installs I have used so far, viz KDE3 on FreeBSD-6.x to
> > KDE4.1.x on FreeBSD-7.x and KDE4.2 on FreeBSD-8.0RC1
> My guess is that "print/freetype2" is not built with anti-aliasing support.
> Rebuild it specifying "WITH_LCD_FILTERING" .
> See also http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=139603
> -- Norbert Papke.
> npapke at acm.org
> Protecting your Internet's level playing field
this time I reverted back to FreeBSD-7.2 untill 8.0
I have same observations, KDE4 based apps are not anti-aliased, but GTK
based are, since fonts look excellant in Firefox-3.5.5
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