[xubuntu-users] Fonts with fine drawing in xfce 4.14

Kai-Martin Knaak knaak at iqo.uni-hannover.de
Fri Jan 17 20:49:12 CET 2020

On 17. January 2020 Dani <dani at damufo.com> wrote:

> Hello:
> Please, can anyone give me a clue as to where to look or what may be
> the cause of this behavior change?

I would switch to a condensed font for the desktop. You can set the
default font in:
	Settings → Appearance → Fonts → Default Font

A click on the curent settings should raise a font selection dialog.
Any font whose name contains the string "condensed", "narrow" or
thin should provide you with thin lined characters. My favourite would

On a Debian system the Nimbus fonts can be found in the package
texlive-fonts-extra. The noto fonts are covered with the package

Hope, that helps, 


> Hello:
> I did clean installations of Debian Stretch, Debian Buster, Xubuntu
> 18.04 and 19.10.
> In Debian Stretch (xfce 4.14.1), in Appearance when I set:
> Enable Anti-aliasing -> True
> Hinting-> Full
> DPI, Custom dpi setting -> 118.
> The line of the font is more thin (in debian stretch) that in Debian
> Buster, xubuntu 18.04 and 19.10 (xfce 4.12.4 and 4.14). When doing
> the same configuration (Debian Buster, xubuntu 18.04 and 19.10 (xfce
> 4.12.4 and 4.14) the font are more thicker.
> I dont know how to make get same thin font for xfce in xubuntu 18.04
> or 19.10. I send screenshots.
> I hope he has explained me better now.
> Here images:
> https://imgur.com/a/HGJtNbU

Kai-Martin Knaak
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