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I have Ubuntu 11.10 running gnome-shell. The font on the top panel is fuzzy as shown below.

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The font displayed in applications is clear. How to have clear font in the top panel?

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Maybe check /usr/share/gnome-shell/theme/gnome-shell.css if there is some shadow? – int_ua Dec 5 '11 at 15:23
    
Please try if disabling the user-theme-extension helps. – severin Dec 5 '11 at 21:11
    
@severin: I do not have user-theme-extension installed. – Vivek Dec 6 '11 at 13:18

Install the Cantarell font. Without it, it gets routed to Deja Vu Sans, which doesn't look as good.

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