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How to fix fonts on Fedora 19 GNOME?

asked 2013-08-23 15:14:00 -0500

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updated 2013-08-23 20:48:30 -0500

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Just restart and .. fonts of GNOME are corrupted.. How to fix this?

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What do you mean by corrupted? Providing a screenshot might help understand the problem better.

nonamedotc gravatar imagenonamedotc ( 2013-08-23 16:22:12 -0500 )edit

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answered 2013-08-24 05:22:27 -0500

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You have several option - hinting system has different settings for a good reason. But there is nothing lost, you have to use the http://www.infinality.net/fedora/linux/ directory where you'll find a repo rpm. This is what you have to install, and then add fontconfig-infinality with yum install fontconfig-infinality. That will result a change that's affects immediately. If you want the sharpest looking fonts ever, replace with droid-sans, and droid fonts where you think is necessary. This is unofficial hack... so be careful. PS. The infinality repo contains a modified Fontforge either, if you need it. HTH.

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answered 2015-04-12 14:19:07 -0500

Install the following package groups:

su -c 'yum groupinstall basic-desktop desktop-platform x11 fonts'
Log off and log on again to apply it.

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