broken/ugly fonts

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at
Wed Mar 17 13:52:04 CET 2004

Jens Luedicke wrote:
> Hi...
> the new Xft options break some of my fonts.
> I don't want to use AA fonts and the font
> in the example shouldn't look 'broken'. Compare
> it to the font shown in NEdit (the window in the background).
> Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird (both gtk2 with xft)
> display the font correctly.
> Furthermore, the new options override my settings
> in ~/.Xdefaults. This shouln't happen.

I considered .Xdefaults to be the "defaults file" (as the name suggests) and 
.Xresources the "overrides file", therefore you should put your overrides to 
the .Xresources file. Or should we change the semantics?

> Jens


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