Bug 1000671 - Font render and display should be tuned
Font render and display should be tuned
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11 (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Reported: 2013-08-24 01:39 EDT by netroby
Modified: 2015-02-17 11:54 EST (History)
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Description netroby 2013-08-24 01:39:05 EDT
Description of problem:

I am old user of Fedora linux since Fedora 13.
Year by year goes. the Fedora goes well, but not well enough on font render.
Did you guys using Ubuntu? or for a comparsion?

The fonts render and display is really bad enough.
Ubuntu has it's tune about font.
and the third party also has it's works on fedora. 
may be you hear about it.


every times i installed new Fedora new released version. i should configure the fonts render once again and again.

stupid enough we are.

why not make things easily?

as developers, do you want to make your product more useful to users?

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 19 x64

How reproducible:
fresh install fedora

Steps to Reproduce:
1. open any program, such as browser
2. the font render is not good, it is feels like ate shit.
3. not happy with fedora, but Mac OSX and windows doing better

Actual results:
Fonts render not good .

Expected results:
More clear and better fonts render

Additional info:
May be we should tune more about fonts render, ubuntu did well.
Comment 1 netroby 2013-08-24 01:45:16 EDT

The TrueType Bytecode Patents Have Expired!

Since May 2010, all patents related to bytecode hinting have expired worldwide. It it thus no longer necessary to disable the bytecode interpreter, and starting with FreeType version 2.4, it is enabled by default.
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