Text rendering in FX3
ormandj at corenode.com
Sun Dec 21 05:22:06 UTC 2008
Renders fine for me...
Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; en-US; rv:22.214.171.124) Gecko/2008111217
[ormandj at ormandj-laptop ~]$ rpm -qi firefox
Name : firefox Relocations: (not relocatable)
Version : 3.0.4 Vendor: Fedora Project
Release : 1.fc10 Build Date: Wed 12 Nov 2008
06:53:20 PM CST
Install Date: Wed 19 Nov 2008 03:18:29 PM CST Build Host:
Group : Applications/Internet Source RPM:
Size : 14829514 License: MPLv1.1 or GPLv2+ or
Signature : DSA/SHA1, Thu 13 Nov 2008 05:54:21 PM CST, Key ID
Packager : Fedora Project
URL : http://www.mozilla.org/projects/firefox/
Summary : Mozilla Firefox Web browser
Mozilla Firefox is an open-source web browser, designed for standards
compliance, performance and portability.
[ormandj at ormandj-laptop ~]$
Only plugin in FF is Adblock Plus.
On Sat, Dec 20, 2008 at 11:11 PM, Marcelo Magno T. Sales <mmtsales at gmail.com
> Em Sáb 20 Dez 2008, Marc Schwartz escreveu:
> > "Marcelo Magno T. Sales" <mmtsales at gmail.com> writes:
> > > Hi, people
> > >
> > > Some sites I visit are displayed with text rendering problems when
> > > I see them in FX3 on F10. However, FX3 on Windows displays them
> > > correctly. I've setup fonts in the Linux version exactly the same
> > > as they are in Windows.
> > > Most common problems is text being truncated, or text that should
> > > be displayed in one line being broken in two lines, sometimes with
> > > the second line being truncated, sometimes with it overwriting
> > > other text. Besides font configuration, what else may be causing
> > > this problems?
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > Marcelo
> > I suspect that is has to do with some interaction between Gecko,
> > Cairo and Pango. There are many posts in various fora discussing both
> > font rendering and page layout problems with FF under Linux.
> > One of my favorite "broken" web sites using FF on Linux is
> > Computerworld:
> > http://www.computerworld.com/
> > The entire navigation column that is supposed to be on the left hand
> > side of the page is in fact centered, resulting in the primary page
> > content being pushed down to below the navigation column.
> Funny, this site is displayed perfectly here. However, I've seen others
> displayed exactly they way you described, but I don't know if they look
> correctly in FX3 on Windows.
> Very weird...
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