Xft Antialiased Font Support Now Available in Linux

Saturday October 19th, 2002

Trevor writes: "As I learned from comments posted to a recent Slashdot article, antialiasing is finally available for Linux builds. There are also binary RPMs compiled for Red Hat Linux 8.0.

"I've installed the RPMs on my RH8 system, and pages look simply beautiful now. Even the browser menus and widgets are antialiased. I've put up a screen shot here:"

More experimental Xft builds are available from Xft support is not currently enabled in the default Linux builds.

#14 What do you consider low?

by ecarlson

Sunday October 20th, 2002 10:02 AM

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I've tried AA fonts on 14" and 15" LCD screens at their native resolution of 1024x768, and on 17" monitors at the same 1024x768 resolution. I can't run a higher resolution than that on the LCD screens without panning, and I wouldn't want to run a higher resolution than that on a 17" monitor.

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