On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 10:20 AM, Tomasz Torcz <to...@pipebreaker.pl> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 09:25:41AM +0200, Jan Synacek wrote:
>> Hi,
>> something changed between F24 and F26 (even F25) regarding font
>> rendering and I can't figure out what it is. On F24, fonts were crispy
>> clear with full hinting and antialiasing. On F25+, fonts are quite
>> blurry even with the same hinting and antialiasing settings. I'm using
>> XFCE and didn't change any settings. I didn't upgrade, but reinstalled
>> F26. I would like to fix this because it's killing my eyes. Any idea
>> what has changed or what to install/remove/reconfigure to bring the
>> old rendering back?
>   See bugs like
>   Bug 1470509 - freetype/harfbuzz fc25->fc26 turns to ugly rendering
>   https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1470509
>   Bug 1469712 - font antialiasing/hinting is not working on Fedora 26
>   https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1469712

Cheers, the solution from #1470509 did the trick. I'm quite puzzled as
to why people prefer looking at the blurred fonts, though.

Thanks again,
Jan Synacek
Software Engineer, Red Hat
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