Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 70010
Antialiasing gets unset when KDE session terminates
Last modified: 2006-08-04 16:12:10 EDT
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Description of problem:
Antialiasing can be enabled in KDE Control Center>Look & Feel>Fonts, but as soon
as the session is finished, it gets disabled. The same happens when using
qtconfig. Setting QT_XTF=1 environment variable which used to work in 7.2 no
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Make sure that you have some TT fonts present and defined in
/etc/X11/XftConfig. You might want to allow anti-aliasing of small fonts, it
works fine on my systems.
2. Go to KDE Control Center>Look&Feel>Fonts. Check the 'Use Anti-Aliasing for
fonts' box. Click Apply, confirm, and close the window
3. Run, for example, Konqueror, ad see that the fonts are smooth
4. Close all windows and the KDE session. Log in again and Repeat action no 2.
Actual Results: Anti-aliasing is now turned off. Confirm by running the Konqueror.
Expected Results: Anti-aliasing should have stayed turned on.
The main configuration file is /usr/lib/qt3-gcc2.96/etc/settings/qtrc. When the
anti-aliasing is enabled, the item useXft is set to 'true'. As soon as the KDE
session terminates, this item is reset to 'false'. The solution is to add a file
~/.qt/qtrc, and put the following lines in it:
it's fixed in kdebase-3.0.3-1 or newer
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