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RE: [vox-tech] My fonts suck



This might/might not help, but I am really impressed, mainly due to the (excellent) 
look and feel of KDE2 (with Konqueror for web browsing). It looks great! If you can 
get that to work with 6.2, I think you will see a marked improvement.

>Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2001 11:00:17 -0600
>From: Jay Strauss <jjstrauss@yahoo.com>
>To: vox-tech@franz.mother.com
>Subject: [vox-tech] My fonts suck
>Reply-To: vox-tech@franz.mother.com
>
>My fonts look terrible on linux.  I'm really trying to move from windows 
>to linux but, the fonts
>look so bad (and netscape is about a 1000 times worse than the 
>IE/Outlook combo).
>
>I have a IBM a21m laptop, 15 in screen, 1024x768 res.  I've loaded all 
>the fonts from my
>RH6.2 CD.  But if you could see what I'm looking at, you'd be shocked.  
>Now I know its not 
>a problem with the screen, because when I run vmware and win2k inside of 
>that, it looks
>great.
>
>My question is:  Am I even using the fonts I installed?  Do I need to do 
>some setup/configuration
>to enable the fonts.
>
>It seems particularly bad in netscape products (surprise surprise), but 
>it is also bad in the abiword app
>and other X apps (gnumeric).  Now I know that I can change fonts in 
>netscape, even after trying them
>all non are really satisfactory.
>
>Any ideas, help
>
>Jay
>
>
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