solved: no AA fonts in XFce4

Joost Kremers joostkremers at
Sun Jan 25 03:32:40 CET 2004

in case anyone's interested, it turned out that it wasn't pango that was
broken, but gtk+2. i suspect that MozillaFirebird, the only gtk+2 app that
did have AA fonts, does some relinking before running the binary. i've now
recompiled gtk+2, and everything is sweet. XFce looks really good.


On Tue, Jan 20, 2004 at 10:10:02PM +0000, Joost Kremers wrote:
> hi list,
> i'm currently runnig XFce4.0.3(.1), compiled from source. i notice,
> however, that i'm not getting AA fonts in XFce (i.e., the settings manager
> and settings dialogs, xffm, window titles, etc.) i sorta thought they would
> come with the package...
> i do get AA fonts in MozillaFirebird, (both in the html rendering and in
> the menus and dialogs), which also compiled from source, linked against
> gtk+2, just like XFce. abiword, my only other gtk+2 app, only has AA fonts
> in the document, not in the menus and dialogs.
> i'm probably missing something silly, but i can't find what it is. anyone
> have a hint?

Joost Kremers
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