Improved Font Rendering in Fedora 15 / Gnome 3

  1. Checkout this blog article at Subpixel Hinting and Other Enhancements for Freetype & Fedora 15 RPM Packages
  2. Per the infinality article, install the infinality-settings package
  3. Edit /etc/X11/.Xresources to read:
Xft.autohint: 0
Xft.lcdfilter:  lcddefault
Xft.hintstyle:  hintfull
Xft.hinting: 1
Xft.antialias: 1
Xft.dpi: 96
Xft.rgba: rgb
  1. Install Windows fonts. To do this, I copied all the .ttf fonts from my mounted Windows 7 device (/mnt/ntfs/Windows/Fonts) to /usr/share/fonts.
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