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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?

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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.

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