Gtk2 anti-aliasing

Greg Schafer gschafer at
Mon Aug 19 16:12:02 PDT 2002

On Mon, Aug 19, 2002 at 03:09:03PM -0500, Ray, TD Travis (8878) wrote:
> Hi,
> 	I've recently installed Gtk2, but can't seem to get anti-aliased
> text.  I've put "export GDK_USE_XFT=1" in my .bashrc but that didn't seem to
> help at all.  I do know that the X RENDER extension is loaded because
> executing "xterm -fa charter -fs 14" works as expected.
> 	Is there something else I'm missing that is necessary for it to work
> with Gtk2?
> Thanks!

Generally speaking, you need to sort out your XftConfig file. Just add the dir
where your TT fonts are. You also need to have

Load  "freetype"

in your XF86Config

But the above 2 points may not be your problem tho'.

Works for me. Search the Gnome lists for more info.

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