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How to fix font rendering in Firefox 3.5 on Ubuntu 9.04

Sat, 02 May 2009 06:32:00 in Tech stuff | permalink

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Yesterday I set up a fresh desktop with Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope). One of the most pleasant features is Firefox 3.5 beta (Shiretoko) available out of the box, which is important for me since I use Mozilla Weave to sync my profiles. The problem is that Firefox 3.5 doesn't seem to use font hinting and therefore looks ugly while the default version (3.0) is OK.

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