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It's most likely set by grub, assuming you're hitting the text console first. You may be able to fix it with: # nano /etc/default/grub Change the line GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="text" to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash" **Update Grub** # update-grub Reboot and you should hit the GUI login.
At the current stage of Linux development, there is no distribution/DE that is capable of delivering ClearType-like font rendering where the pixels are forced to stay in the grid. Think of it as a "mono-type-on-pixel-level" thing, where Microsoft's implementation (ClearType) allows better readability for smaller fonts. Apple's and Linux way of rendering ...
In my experience, using first a 1920x1200 and (after an upgrade) a 2560x1440 monitor connected via a KVM switch to both Linux and a Windows 7 desktop machine, the Windows fonts are ghastly - fuzzy, blurry, and difficult to read. The Linux fonts are crisp, clear, and beautiful to read. At any resolution. 1920x1200 on Windows was OK-ish but 2560x1440 is ...
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