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Bad font rendering in GTK apps in Solus Plasma since 10/07/2018 update
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This is in Firefox


This is in Falkon

Is font hinting stronger in GTK apps?

Antialiasing in Plasma settings is set to RGB - slight.

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livingsilver94 added a project: Plasma.
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You put GTK apps, and only show firefox - is it gtk apps, or is it firefox which has it's own font settings. I'd expect them to look different to your plasma settings by default. So basically I have two apps with different font settings which seems pretty normal.

I've shown Firefox as a pure example, since for a webpage I can provide a meaningful comparison between browsers.
Here's Software Center

Font before the updateFont after the update
joebonrichie closed this task as Resolved.Jul 11 2018, 1:53 PM
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I had the same issue on Arch Linux after update recently. I was able to fix it by disabling then enabling anti-aliasing and rebooting.