Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 17th Apr 2006 12:02 UTC, submitted by SilentBob4
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu MadPenguin takes a look at Flight 5 of Ubuntu Dapper, and concludes: "All in all, Ubuntu 6.06 is gearing up to be quite an impressive release. Granted, I saw some bugs during my stay on the distribution, but can I really complain? It's not a full release, so it deserves some breathing room. Considering some of the horribly authored software I've looked at over the years, I feel that Ubuntu in pre-release form is more stable than other distros when they reach final release status. It's not quite in the league of Slackware and Red Hat/Fedora in that respect yet, but it's surely getting there in a hurry."
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by dukes on Mon 17th Apr 2006 14:44 UTC
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Whats with the weird kerning of fonts. Letters always seem too big or too close or too far apart. This has ALWAYS bugged me with KDE/GNOME.

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RE: Fonts
by dylansmrjones on Mon 17th Apr 2006 15:13 in reply to "Fonts"
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I believe it depends on the configuration of FreeType2.

Personally I have much better hinting on my Gentoo Linux with Gnome (or occasionally GNUstep) than with ClearType on Windows.

And since I have created fonts for the last decade, I believe I know (at least) something about hinting and kerning ;)

But I can easily change the configuration resulting in completely screwed hinting.

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