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den23513
24th May 2008, 03:11 PM
I have strange fonts in some applications like gambas2 or openoffice after upgrade with FC9-DVD i386.
The screenshot attached.
Anybody, can help me please?
Sorry about my English..
Thanks.

Mariano Suárez-
24th May 2008, 03:19 PM
Have you tried changing the Application Font in the dialog you get from System->Preferences->Look and Feel->Appeareance ?

den23513
24th May 2008, 03:28 PM
Yes.. (Arial, Sans, and some more fonts), but this not solves the problem :-(

JEO
25th May 2008, 03:46 AM
Interesting, I noticed this same problem also, and I also have installed an Arial font. I noticed it when using the hex editor in gnome (package ghex). If I do a search or click on a line of text it changes to the garbage fonts. Also minimizing the window and then reopening it makes the bad fonts go away. When I installed the ghex package using the persistent live usb it did not have this font problem. I do not have Arial font installed on the usb nor did I update all packages though.

JEO
27th May 2008, 01:09 PM
I tracked down the bad font problem to installing the file local.conf in /etc/fonts which is designed to turn off antialiasing for small system fonts which normally makes the Arial font look sharper. This method has worked fine on previous versions of Fedora. I have no idea why it causes the font corruption in certain gnome applications. The package ghex .src file is in the development branch though so maybe it needs updating.

wu_qso
29th May 2008, 03:51 AM
I have strange fonts in some applications like gambas2 or openoffice after upgrade with FC9-DVD i386.
The screenshot attached.
Anybody, can help me please?
Sorry about my English..
Thanks.

I have exactly the same problem in F9. Anybody can help us?

brunson
3rd June 2008, 12:42 AM
I see it, too. Mainly in firefox and it seems to be triggered by changing window focus. I have my focus set to "follow pointer", so moving my cursor between windows causes the fonts to become corrupted then uncorrupted. I have it on three computers, all recently installed with F9. Installing freetype-freeworld didn't change anything. I don't have a local.conf in my fonts directory. Since its X related I figured I'd note that all three machines are using the kmod-nvidia package from Livna (may more my not have a thing in the world to do with it).

I see it only on some sites, but this one in particular is bad: http://docs.python.org/lib/string-methods.html

piotreek
11th June 2008, 08:45 PM
Got the same problem on Firefox,Kadu (an polish IM communicator) and others. It is only when Antialiasing is off. I also using kmod-nvidia. Did anybody tried NV driver with antialiasing turned off?
Best Regards

brunson
11th June 2008, 09:26 PM
It is only when Antialiasing is off. I also using kmod-nvidia. Did anybody tried NV driver with antialiasing turned off?
Do you mean antialiasing in the X driver or some sort of font anti-aliasing setting? If the latter, then where do you find that setting?

piotreek
12th June 2008, 05:54 AM
Do you mean antialiasing in the X driver or some sort of font anti-aliasing setting? If the latter, then where do you find that setting?
Hi!
I turned off in KDE settings so it's apply globally or using /etc/fonts with http://www.sharpfonts.com/fontconfig.tbz
Best Regards.

rodolfoap
12th June 2008, 01:54 PM
Got the same problem on Firefox,Kadu (an polish IM communicator) and others. It is only when Antialiasing is off. I also using kmod-nvidia. Did anybody tried NV driver with antialiasing turned off?
Best Regards

Yes. Same problem with the NV driver, when antialiasing. You could read my problem description on:

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-list/2008-June/msg01381.html

Best regards.

piotreek
12th June 2008, 07:10 PM
It looks like this is a Xorg bug? Did somebody posted it on Redhat Bugzilla system?
Best Regards

fyny
13th June 2008, 07:41 AM
I have strange fonts in some applications like gambas2 or openoffice after upgrade with FC9-DVD i386.
The screenshot attached.
Anybody, can help me please?
Sorry about my English..
Thanks.
same problem i am also facing. any suggestion to fix this problem?



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www.interviewspecial.com

rodolfoap
13th June 2008, 12:24 PM
... Did somebody posted it on Redhat Bugzilla system?...

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=450698
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=449867
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/attachment.cgi?id=303418
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/attachment.cgi?id=308310

piotreek
13th June 2008, 04:18 PM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=450698
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=449867
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/attachment.cgi?id=303418
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/attachment.cgi?id=308310
WoW ;-) But this message is not optymistic if it is XORG bug.
http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=x_server_contributors&num=1

JEO
14th June 2008, 09:37 PM
The font corruption problem when antialiasing is turned off seems to have been resolved. I suspect the recently updated packages
xorg-x11-server-Xorg-1.4.99.902-3.20080612.fc9.i386
xorg-x11-server-common-1.4.99.902-3.20080612.fc9.i386
were the ones that fixed it.

piotreek
15th June 2008, 09:10 AM
The font corruption problem when antialiasing is turned off seems to have been resolved. I suspect the recently updated packages
xorg-x11-server-Xorg-1.4.99.902-3.20080612.fc9.i386
xorg-x11-server-common-1.4.99.902-3.20080612.fc9.i386
were the ones that fixed it.
I can't confirm it. It is better but still fonts are messed up with kmod-nvidia driver.

JEO
15th June 2008, 12:33 PM
Yeah I'm not using that driver I'm just using the plain old radeon one.

daikane
16th June 2008, 01:35 AM
Never used kmod-nvidia myself. Try nVidia's own drivers (from nvidia.com of course...)? They've always worked fine for me. And another thing - kick xorg-x11-xfs out of the system... that thing messed up my fonts, and crashed apps, until I removed it.

piotreek
16th June 2008, 04:27 PM
Never used kmod-nvidia myself. Try nVidia's own drivers (from nvidia.com of course...)? They've always worked fine for me. And another thing - kick xorg-x11-xfs out of the system... that thing messed up my fonts, and crashed apps, until I removed it.
I not recomending to use clean nvidia driver form nvidia website. Livna driver was always very good prepared and have useful config application that is not provided with Nvidia driver.
Best Regards

Shelton
19th June 2008, 12:34 AM
Interesting, I noticed this same problem also, and I also have installed an Arial font. I noticed it when using the hex editor in gnome (package ghex). If I do a search or click on a line of text it changes to the garbage fonts. Also minimizing the window and then reopening it makes the bad fonts go away. When I installed the ghex package using the persistent live usb it did not have this font problem. I do not have Arial font installed on the usb nor did I update all packages though.

this is exactly my problem! I am using the nvidia driver - kmod-