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May 1st, 2008, 11:27 AM #1Linux is making my eyes bleed. lol
First of all, excuse me for any typos. I can't see the screen very well at the moment. LMAO.
MS pissed me off, so I took a new drive and downloaded the latest version of Ubuntu. I love the desktop and I am starting to get used to the setup.
Firefox came with this (F3-Beta5.) The only thing is that text in FF looks extremely thin. I used MS ClearType for my laptop before. Worked well. I have googled a bit to find work arounds but haven't had much luck in finding one I feel comfortable with.
Any ideas on what I can do to improve the text in FF?
May 1st, 2008, 11:45 AM #2
sfcom hates tiny text......
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Screen res any help ?
I personally hate big text. I use 1280x1024px. The text is still too huge.
I run Linux.
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May 1st, 2008, 12:16 PM #3
I am in 1280x800. Most everything looks fine now. I changed the default FF font to Khalid and switched on the sub-pixel smoothing via the system>prefs>appearance>fonts. Also changed all of my fonts there to Khalid. Looks a heck of a lot better.
May 1st, 2008, 12:42 PM #4
Also try View > Text sizeThanks,
May 1st, 2008, 01:23 PM #5
CTRL+ does the same (or CTRL- to make it smaller) in FF. Haven't treid the new beta yet, but that's worked on every version to date.
May 1st, 2008, 01:41 PM #6
Actually for those merely increasing the text size, you can hold control and use the mouse wheel too.
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