[TriLUG] Mozilla 1.6 fonts
ggw at wolves.durham.nc.us
Thu Jan 29 23:48:44 EST 2004
On Thu, Jan 29, 2004 at 11:21:09PM -0500, Timothy A. Chagnon wrote:
> I just installed Mozilla 1.6 on my Fedora Core/1 system. Previously I
> was running Mozilla 1.4.1 that comes packaged with Fedora. I noticed
> almost immediately that the fonts are kind-of icky, especially viewing
> /. The selection of fonts in 1.6 runs along the line of:
> Also, when I tried changing to other fonts (urw-nimbus or b&h-luxi) they
> don't get anti-aliased. Really icky.
> My Mozilla 1.4.1 has basic font names like serif, sans-serif, URW
> Nimbus, etc. Is this some kind of modification that fedora does before
> packaging, or is it in the version of Mozilla? Can I make 1.6 use the
> nicer fonts by changing some config file.
> I have a feeling this has something to do with the X font system vs.
> gnome. I've run into font issues before and gotten lost in docs, so if
> someone can offer a relatively simple solution that would be great.
> Otherwise just tell me to go back to using 1.4.1.
Use the 1.6 rpms from the Mozilla SeaMonkey repository.
name=Mozilla SeaMonkey Release
If this is where you got the package, then I can only suggest waiting
for the Fedora-development version in about a week or so.
Gregory G. "Wolfe" Woodbury `-_-' Owner/Admin: wolves.durham.nc.us
ggw at wolves.durham.nc.us U RHCT August 2003
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