Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I use the Blackbox window manager and in my ~/.Xresources file I have a number of settings, like Xft.antialias and Xft.hinting, which affects how fonts are rendered. When I login from LightDM theses settings work as I expect but when I login from a console and run X Windows with startx the font rendering is different. Which daemon do I need to add to .xinitrc to make the font renderer use my font settings?

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

up vote 0 down vote accepted

It turns out that I need to put the font settings in ~/.Xdefaults instead to make things work when I log in from the console.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.