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

Andre "Osku" Schmidt andre.osku.schmidt at googlemail.com
Sun Aug 22 12:39:17 EDT 2010

On Sun, Aug 22, 2010 at 4:57 PM, Ananda Samaddar <ananda at samaddar.co.uk> wrote:
> 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.

nope, having ttf-liberation and xorg-fonts-75dpi and xorg-fonts-100dpi
installed at the same time still makes firefox render bitmap fonts...

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