HOWTO: quickly improve X11 font rendering

Link: http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=1041769

There are patched packages of libcairo, libfreetype6 and libxft available at ubuntuforums.org, which really improve font display in X.org - probably especially for TFT/LCD monitors.
The packages are for Ubuntu Dapper and "I'm loving it" (tm).

"Hammer.. die Schriften sind echt voll krass-scharf!

(an enthusiastic user)

Update: packages for Ubuntu Edgy Eft (to be released in October) are here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=235526

By Daniel in Ubuntu2006-09-16 English (EU) Email

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