Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 164717
renders fonts differently than other GTK2 apps
Last modified: 2014-03-16 22:55:18 EDT
$ rpm -q firefox gtk2 pango cairo
(cairo-0.6.0-1.1 is actually 2005-07-29 CVS, to avoid the crasher.)
Firefox renders fonts differently than other GTK2 apps, most noticeably in the
The attached xmag screenshot shows it best - firefox is on the top, liferea on
Looks like firefox isn't using subpixel AA, while other apps are.
Created attachment 117317 [details]
xmag of two titlebars
We just updated the Firefox version in Fedora/development from 2.0 to a 3.0
pre-release version, which improves performance, memory usage, and fixes many
bugs and crashes.
Closing as CANTFIX since we aren't fixing bugs filed against 2.0 now that 3.0 is
in. If this bug is still present in rawhide using a Firefox 3.0 version, please
re-open this bug.
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