Bug#250762: GDK_USE_XFT=0 no longer disables font anti-aliasing for GTK2

Ross Burton Ross Burton <ross@burtonini.com>, 250762@bugs.debian.org
Mon, 24 May 2004 22:20:45 +0100

On Mon, 2004-05-24 at 21:08, Petter Sundl=F6f wrote:
> After upgrading some theme engines, the environment variable=20
> GDK_USE_XFT=3D0 no longer has the effect of disabling font anti-aliasing.=
> Disabling font anti-aliasing in the GNOME control center has a temporary=20
> effect, but it doesn't last after relaunching X11 without=20
> gnome-settings-daemon around.

This is documented in the README.gz:

* GTK+-2.4 now requires version 2 of Xft; old fashioned core X
  fonts are no longer supported.

Thus, GDK_USE_XFT is always effectively set to 1.  You want to fiddle
with /etc/fonts/fonts.conf

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