Subject: x11/kdebase3 and anti-aliased fonts
To: None <,>
From: David H. Gutteridge <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 06/05/2007 23:18:08
>Hi, I've built and installed x11/kdebase3 on SPARC Solaris 10. For some 
>reason I can't get ani-aliased fonts. I've gone to Control Center -> 
>Appearance and Themes -> Fonts and enabled anti-aliasing, but even if I log 
>out of kde and then log in again, the fonts are not anti-aliased. Does 
>anyone know where the problem might be?

I believe you need to have anti-aliased fonts installed first, e.g.
the fonts/ms-ttf package in pkgsrc.  I could be wrong, but that's what
I've always done first.  (I'm speaking as a NetBSD user, I don't use

A Google search turned up the following link about Solaris, KDE, and
anti-aliased fonts:

Hope this helps,