More Unix font work

October 15th, 2010

Getting nice fonts on Linux and FreeBSD isn’t easy, for both application authors, such as Opera, and its users alike. The problem with getting this right comes mainly from the diversity of mechanisms for configuring and drawing fonts. Browsers like Opera, Chrome and Firefox all do it in different ways. Desktop environments like KDE4 and Gnome also do it in different ways. So which way is the right way?