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Re: [Security-Discuss] recent security updates for 10.2 broke kde?
From: Joe Baker (joebakernelfc.com)
Date: Wed Jun 21 2006 - 07:49:17 CDT
On Thursday 15 June 2006 14:58, Vincent Danen wrote:
> * Joe Baker <joebakernelfc.com> [2006-06-15 13:41:02 -0500]:
> > On Thursday 15 June 2006 11:17, Vincent Danen wrote:
> > > * Simon Oosthoek <simonmargo.student.utwente.nl> [2006-06-15 17:41:30
> > +0200]:
> > > > As for the libfreetype6 update, the update from today fixed the acute
> > > > problem of kdm and kde not running. Some users did complain about the
> > > > resulting bigger fatter font rendering. Oh well, can't please
> > > > everyone I suppose ;-)
> > >
> > > Huh? Fatter font rendering?
> > In my workaround, I've also noticed fatter fonts on the login screen.
> > As root I went into the KDE Desktop configuration ..
> > System -> Configuration -> Configure your desktop
> > Then I went To:
> > System -> Login Manager
> > From there I selected the Font Tab.
> > I turned off the Bold attribute on the fonts which made it look more like
> > before.
> So you made some changes prior to the freetype update? Then it's not
> the fault of the update?
I didn't install the libfreetype6 update. I mentioned this because I too had
seen "fatter" fonts on the KDM login screen after upgrading to KDE 3.5.3
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