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.

#29 Wow

by djm <>

Tuesday October 22nd, 2002 5:06 AM

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I have just upgraded to the Xft-enabled build - WOW. The difference is just amazing. Big thanks to Chris, Keith and everyone else who worked on this excellent feature.