Saturday, December 15, 2012

Fix: Ugly Fonts in Kubuntu or KDE | Make your fonts crystal clear

By default, KDE Desktop and Kubuntu have a very ugly font behavior compared to GNOME or Ubuntu. But no worries. Fix is easy!

How to fix it?

1- Go to "System Settings > Application Appearance > Fonts"
2- Enable anti-ailising.
3- Set Use sub-pixel rendering to RGB and Slight.
4- Go Advanced tab of Desktop Effects and set scale method to Crisp.

To improve your fonts more, change your fonts to DejaVu and for a better console set console fonts to DejaVu Sans Mono 9.5.

Now you have very cyrstal looking fonts! Have fun!