[arch-general] xorg (group) and xorg-fonts-100dpi and xorg-fonts-75dpi

Ananda Samaddar ananda at samaddar.co.uk
Sun Aug 22 10:57:36 EDT 2010

On 22 August 2010 11:03, Andre "Osku" Schmidt
<andre.osku.schmidt at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> i now found out where my "ugly" fonts in firefox comes for some pages.
> one page had this defined in css
> font:11px verdana,geneva,lucida,'lucida grande',arial,helvetica,sans-serif;
> and busybox.net has:
> font-family:lucida,helvetica,arial;
> and both make firefox to use bitmap fonts from the packages
> xorg-fonts-75dpi
> xorg-fonts-100dpi
> removing those packages (and having like ttf-dejavu installed) i
> havent found any webpage that would get any bitmap fonts assigned
> anymore.
> so, anyone know how/what decides which fonts firefox gets ? (i have
> all i can set in firefox settings to dejavu)
> and on same note, what packages even need xorg-fonts-100dpi and
> xorg-fonts-75dpi ?
> cant we replace those with ttf-dejavu in the xorg package ?
> cheers
> .andre
> ps. no, the solution is _not_ to install ms-fonts :P

Install liberation-ttf they're drop in replacements for the ms-fonts
and are fully free.

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