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nedit, like other old Motif (and Xaw) applications, depends on server-side fonts Most times, nedit complains like that because some font, like xorg-x11-fonts-100dpi, is either missing or, for some reason, not in your Xorg font path. Usually, installing that font (e.g. xorg-x11-fonts-100dpi) solves the problem. If not, add it to your font path, either ...
The file Helvetica.ttf had unknown origins. I have deleted this file and everything is back in order now. It is also possible to install a free variant of Helvetica that can be found here: Helvetica Neue, it works ok.
The problem may be related to fonts and vector drawing in linux (cairo). If you auto-login and autostart like I do, the first thing to do is to stop athe autostart. In your ~/.bash-profile if there is a startxfce4 command, comment it out. #if [[ -z $DISPLAY ]] && ! [[ -e /tmp/.X11-unix/X0 ]] && (( EUID )); then # exec nohup startxfce4 ...
I know this is an old question but I just found a suitable answer. $ gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.xsettings antialiasing rgba This renders all fonts so much nicer. To apply the same to the GDM: $ xhost +SI:localuser:gdm $ sudo -u gdm gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.xsettings antialiasing rgba Screenshot as ...
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