Sunday, July 20, 2008

How to make fonts in Ubuntu Linux more clear

This is how to make fonts in Ubuntu Linux more clear and nicer.
Four very easy steps and all done, so lets get started:

-- Open a terminal window and write this line into it:
sudo ln /etc/fonts/conf.avail/10-autohint.conf /etc/fonts/conf.d/. -s

-- edit the file ~/.fonts.conf, which is in your home directory, or create it if it does not exist:
gedit ~/.fonts.conf

-- then write the following xml code in it:


Done, save and exit gedit.

-- Finally run the following command in the opened terminal window:
fc-cache -vf

Now you are done, but one more step further, restart your graphical session ;-)

You will notice the fonts are very clear and much more sharper and nicer.



Loai Farajallah said...

Would you please attach an image for the fonts before and after the changes?

Laith Z. Ghazi said...


Sorry for the late answer. Recently I am fully occupied, I hope the images will be posted very soon.

My regards,