Linux font rendering (like it's 1999)

Barry Roberts blr at robertsr.us
Sat Jan 11 20:28:28 MST 2020


On Sat, Jan 11, 2020 at 8:09 PM Michael Torrie <torriem at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hmm, hard to tell in that picture.  All I can think is that maybe the
> two monitors have different subpixel color order.  Is one RGB and the
> other BGR?  I'm not completely sure how Wayland would deal with that. If
> you turn off subpixel entirely, does it look better?
>

Hmm.  I'm not even sure how to check that.  Everything was working
fine on my Dell XPS 15 laptop.  And the photo is X (awesomewm).  But
it does the same under X/GNOME or Wayland/GNOME.

And none of the settings in gnome-tweaks make any visible difference at all.


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