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Re: Nice fonts for emacs 22 GTK on Linux ?


From: Bill O'Connor
Subject: Re: Nice fonts for emacs 22 GTK on Linux ?
Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2008 17:50:52 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Brian Adkins <address@hidden> writes:

> I've been Googling for hours, and have rebuilt emacs 22 several times,
> and I still can't seem to get a decent font working. I first tried the
> Ubuntu packages for emacs 22, but when I failed to get a readable
> font, I tried building from source as follows:
>
> ./configure --with-gtk --enable-font-backend --with-xft --with-
> freetype --with-png --with-tiff --with-jpeg
> make
> sudo make install
>
> The built-in font selection dialog (from Options | Set font) only has
> a few fonts to choose from, so I've been trying to set them manually
> as follows:
>
> emacs -r -fn "-bitstream-bitstream vera sans mono-medium-r-*-*-*-100-*-
> *-*-*-*-*"
>
> But the fonts look all jaggedy :(
>
> I thought emacs 22 made an improvement by providing anti-aliased font
> capabilities - is this true? If so, how does one enable it? Some
> articles have stated that 22 doesn't provide this capability.
>
> Brian Adkins

I used this branch:

cvs -z3 -d:pserver:address@hidden:/sources/emacs co -r emacs-unicode-2 emacs


Details here: 

http://www.emacswiki.org/cgi-bin/wiki/XftGnuEmacs





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