[arch-general] Crisp Rendering Fonts

Michishige Kaito chris.webstar at gmail.com
Thu Apr 29 17:22:37 CEST 2010

2010/4/28 Denis Kobozev <d.v.kobozev at gmail.com>

> On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 9:42 AM, Denis Kobozev <d.v.kobozev at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > [..] bitmap fonts, ms-ttf-fonts (which are raster fonts, but include
> [...]
> Buh, ms-ttf-fonts are vector or outline fonts, not raster fonts.
> Denis.

Aren't "raster" and "bitmap" similar, if not equal, concepts?

Anyway, I had some headache (literally, blurry fonts...) for a while until I
found out about the -lcd packages for cairo. I think there was some insight
on the arch wiki[1]. Everything looks very crisp now, although I'm sure it
could be better with some fine tuning.


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