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dmaxel
30th August 2011, 05:41 AM
Hi everyone,

I went ahead and installed msttcorefonts because I need them for college work. However, when I have them installed, a few sites here and there like Facebook will use the font, but it'll be fuzzy, which is the complete opposite of what the free fonts did for me.

So the question is, did I do something wrong? Is there something I could do to fix this problem? I've thought about whether it would be possible to block those fonts in Firefox or only make them available in Libreoffice (the only place where I even need them), but there doesn't seem to be a way to do so.

Thanks in advance!

David Batson
30th August 2011, 11:18 PM
If I'm not mistaken, the msttcorefonts are not the true Microsoft web fonts, but copies of these fonts made by others. The result will not be as good.

You might try the webcore fonts below instead (also copies). That is what I use for apps that need them. I linked to the center of the document - scoll up and down to see more.
http://avi.alkalay.net/linux/docs/font-howto/Font.html#fonts

Otherwise I use the Deja Vu fonts and the following patches from Infinality.
http://www.infinality.net/blog/

dmaxel
30th August 2011, 11:40 PM
If I'm not mistaken, the msttcorefonts are not the true Microsoft web fonts, but copies of these fonts made by others. The result will not be as good.

You might try the webcore fonts below instead (also copies). That is what I use for apps that need them. I linked to the center of the document - scoll up and down to see more.
http://avi.alkalay.net/linux/docs/font-howto/Font.html#fonts

Otherwise I use the Deja Vu fonts and the following patches from Infinality.
http://www.infinality.net/blog/Thank you so much! The webcore fonts that you linked are working perfectly in both LibreOffice and Firefox, including Facebook! :D:D

David Batson
31st August 2011, 03:35 AM
Great! I'm glad to hear they worked well for you! :)