Technique used by video cards to minimize stair-step edge in order to improve quality.

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Green border around fonts in GIMP

I have a problem in the way text appears in GIMP, I think its related to hinting or antialiasing but I have no idea about the cause nor the solution for it.. the attached photo says it all.. please ...
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IntelliJ Bad Font Rendering

I've recently installed IntelliJ on my Ubuntu system and realized that the font I want to normally use Monaco doesn't render properly in IntelliJ. So, the problem was slightly fixed from this post ...
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How to repair fonts for Perl/Tk (14.04)

With Ubuntu 14. 04 I have Perl 5.18.2 for x86_64-Linux-gnu-thread-multi on my laptop which is nice, but after installing Perl/Tk-804.032 from CPAN I seem to only get non-antialiased fonts (scaled ...
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how to turn off antialiasing

I am using ubuntu 13.10 gnome desktop, it seems to me that there's something like screen antialiasing. normally it doesn't matter but one graphics program that I run through wine, it have wrong text ...
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Weird looking text and icons in top bar

Look at "Google - Mozilla Firefox" There are ugly pixels around text and icons in top bar and it's very annoying. It looks like bad antialiasing or something like that.
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Disabling the anti-aliasing for a specific font with user's fonts.conf

Purpose: I am trying to disable anti-aliasing via ~/.config/fontconfig/fonts.conf for a specific font, but so far without success. If my understanding is correct, then the cause is, that the system ...
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xrdb -merge ~/.Xresources disables gtk anti-aliasing

When booting into xmonad, gtk fonts are anti-aliased, but for some reason urxvt has problems with variable names in my ~/.Xresources (it fails to parse the variable names as colors and thus everything ...
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Per-monitor font hinting

I have two displays out of which one is rotated to be vertical. Is there a way to set font hinting to be VRGB on vertical display and RGB for horizontal display?
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Can I make a game use FXAA using NVidia application profiles?

I would like to be able to run Team Fortress 2 with FXAA enabled, but the only way I know how is to turn on in NVidia settings "enhance application settings" which effects all games and apps using ...
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How to globally disable antialiasing in Ubuntu?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 on a Samsung R710 laptop which is equipped with a NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT. At the moment, proprietary driver v310.14 (nvidia-experimental) is installed. Since my second monitor ...
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Printing takes forever and gives pixelated prints

I have a Brother HL-3070CW printer, which has some serious issues. Printing takes an abnormally long time, and if the file has anything more than text in it, it becomes horribly aliased and pixelated. ...
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Ugly fonts with nVidia drivers [duplicate]

Just installed nVidia binary drivers today and the fonts are ugly. I've been using the opensource nouveau drivers all this while and the font's were much better. Even the expo effect in compiz was ...
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Why do some PDFs have such ugly fonts in Document Viewer?

Why are the fonts in Document Viewer so ugly and non-antialiased?
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No anti-aliasing with Xmonad

I'm looking into Xmonad. One problem I'm having is that most of my applications in Xmonad don't have anti-aliasing. For example gnome-terminal & evolution. I have this in my .Xresources: ...
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Bad anti-aliasing in some applications

There was an update a few weeks ago that seemed to mess with anti-aliasing in some applications. Firefox, Thunderbird, and the text in some apps such as Mousepad and Leafpad (but not the rest of the ...
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Fonts look bad in Microsoft Office using Wine

Office fonts in wine look very different from what they look in Windows or LibreOffice. As can be seen from the attached screenshots, they look blurry in some sizes and aliased in other sizes. You ...
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How to configure Kubuntu fonts to look line ones used in Unity - Ubuntu 12.04?

Because Unity and Gnome3 where too buggy and unstable I switched to Kubuntu and now I do have a really good speed and, so far, stability. Still, the problem with Kuduntu, is the all the fonts are ...
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Some fonts are not anti-aliased when used over HDMI

I have searched around and have tried various suggestions that are posted, however I cannot get this fixed. My computer is hooked up through HDMI to my 1080P monitor and the fonts in Chrome, Firefox ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 Blurry Fonts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I make fonts look like they do in Windows? I'm very new to Linux as in I've only been using it for about a week. My problem is fonts are incredibly blurry and ...
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How to switch on sub-pixel anti-aliasing for fonts?

In Fedora 16 (gnome) I did it without any problems. But in Ubuntu 11.10(gnome) in System Settings -> Appearance I can't see any tab for fonts settings.
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How do I turn off font pixel antialiasing only in Terminal?

For programming, I like to turn off font antialiasing (i.e. select the Monochrome option) because it makes the terminal text look a lot sharper at smaller font sizes. But then everything in the web ...
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How do I enable font anti-aliasing in Wine?

Fonts in some Wine applications (Word 2007 for example) are heavily aliased. How do I turn on anti aliasing for Wine applications?
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Anti-aliasing changed after update (or something…)

The anti-aliasing of my system (of GTK?) has gone weird after I did one of two things - do a system update, and install gimp 2.7 beta. See images: Before: After: Before: After: Here's ...
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Compiz antialiasing with xserver-xorg-video-radeon? [closed]

Windows previews are ugly on my computer. Is there any solution to make them smooth? BTW windows previews in Metacity with compositing enabled (/apps/metacity/general/compositing_manager) are ...
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Metacity/Compiz antialias?

Have Ubuntu developers considered adding antialas to a window manager(metacity) in Ubuntu 11.04? If there is coming Unity and Compiz is needed, why not to add this feature to corners of windows ...
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Coloured fringing with Windows TrueType fonts

I've noticed that with some fonts show some fringing (that is coloured usually red/bluey lines) surrounding the text. Here's one example. A portion of my job is design and I'm finding it very hard ...