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Submitted by msameer on Mon, 28/01/2008 - 1:52pm

Thanks to those 2 comments. Although placing Xft.dpi: 96 in my ~/.Xdefaults did not help, but I managed to do it through the appearance control center applet. I had to purge the gtk-qt theme engine because it was freezing the dialog and setting it via gconf-editor didn't work as expected.

I had to fight with my fonts this morning but here's my configuration. Maybe it'll be useful to anyone:
DejaVu sans book 12
96 DPI
greyscale smoothing, subpixel slight RGB.

I'm not yet satisfied but it's more usable now.

Thanks Phaeronix for the help too.

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Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 31/01/2008 - 12:04am

Placing "Xft.dpi: 100" in my ~/.Xdefaults did the trick for me!

Thanks a lot for the post! :)

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 13/02/2008 - 7:15am

BTW, how to use TrueType fonts under GNOME, I had tried CrossFont, but it is for win-mac platforms.

Submitted by msameer on Wed, 13/02/2008 - 10:24am

Linux can handle TrueType fonts.

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