Linux font rendering (like it's 1999)

Barry Roberts blr at
Sun Jan 12 14:31:27 MST 2020

On Sun, Jan 12, 2020 at 8:57 AM Michael Torrie <torriem at> wrote:
> From a cursory search, if your two monitors have a different subpixel
> order, there's no way for X11 to change rendering between monitors,
> since the desktop (and thus the windows themselves) span the two
> screens.  I think even Windows can't do it either.

That doesn't sound like the issue, then.  I've had these two monitors
for several years, and never had an issue with hp desktops, a Dell
laptop, and several versions of Fedora (including 31).  It's just this
fresh install of Fedora 31 on the NUC that is driving me crazy.

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