subpixel smooting for login screen(gdm)

David Hláčik david at hlacik.eu
Sat Sep 27 10:47:36 UTC 2008


Thanks! works perfect.

D.

On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 10:49 PM, Tom Horsley <tom.horsley at att.net> wrote:
> On Fri, 26 Sep 2008 21:04:40 +0200
> "David Hl____ik" <david at hlacik.eu> wrote:
>
>> how can i configure subpixel smoothed fonts for Gnome Login Screen in Fedora 9?
>
> I had similar problem but wanted to control DPI setting.
>
> What you want to do is get your fonts configured the way you want them
> as an ordinary user, then arrange to copy the directory tree including the
> file:
>
> ~/.gconf/desktop/gnome/font_rendering/%gconf.xml
>
> over to the gdm user's home directory:
>
> /var/lib/gdm/
>
> Make sure you keep all the permissions the same and change the
> owner from you to gdm where appropriate. There are a bunch
> of those %gconf.xml files in each directory on the way down, you
> may need to copy over all of them (not sure exactly how the
> heck this all works).
>
> This has the effect of applying the gnome font settings to the
> gdm user.
>
> See https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=451562
> where comment #2 pointed out this trick (but didn't quite get
> the filenames right).
>
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