Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 186718
DejaVu fonts render weird
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:28 EST
Created attachment 126733 [details]
Screenshot of defective kerning
Description of problem:
I'm not sure if this is the right component, but when selecting DejaVu font as
the "Application Font", the Te charcters overlap way to much
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Go to System->Preferences->Fonts (BTW, what is the warning dialog that pops up
and disappers when you select this dialog)
2.Select DejaVu Sans Book 9 as the font
3.Look under the Applications->Accessories
Look at the Take Screen Shot, Terminal entries. You'll see that they are over
lapping too much.
T bar should not touch the e
This did not happen with the initial install of FC5, it seems to have appeared
when dejavu-fonts-fontconfig was updated.
Also see the attached screenshot and look at the "Terminal" menu bar and look at
the capital T character.
Appears to be a bug in the DejaVu 2.4 fonts...
See this thread...
See also: http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=334758 which seems to
indicate a bug in pango 1.12
Probably this bug is a duplicate of
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 186662 ***