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XFree86 Font De-uglification HOWTO

Hal Burgiss

         hal@foobox.net
      

v2.04c, 30 October 2002


Table of Contents
1. Introduction
1.1. Conventions Used in this Document
1.2. Change Log and What's New
1.3. New Versions
1.4. Copyright
1.5. Credits
1.6. Translations
2. X Server Configuration
2.1. Setting The FontPath
2.2. X Server Command Line Options
3. TrueType Fonts
3.1. Making TrueType Fonts Available
3.2. TrueType Hinting
3.3. Configuration
3.4. Font Servers
3.5. The fonts.alias File
4. XFree86 4.x
4.1. Xft and Core Fonts
4.2. Anti-aliasing
4.3. Red Hat 7.x and 8.x Differences
5. Adjusting Fonts in Specific Applications
5.1. Netscape
5.2. Mozilla
6. Odds and Ends
6.1. Notes
6.2. Links
A. Appendix: Font Servers
A.1. xfstt
A.2. Red Hat's xfs
A.3. xfsft
B. Appendix: fonts.dir to fonts.alias