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[Bug 2017573] Re: Font hinting broken on 23.04
Yes, Liberation Sans was last built on Ubuntu 3+ years ago before the
20.04 release, so we know that it's the very same font in the various
May I ask: Did you draw conclusions from the preview field in the fonts
selection window only, or did you continue and saw the different
alternatives in a real-world context, so to speak?
When I tested on Ubuntu I actually made the fonts changes in Tweaks.
Then I opened GNOME's Settings menu (Settings is one of the tools which
query the related dconf values), took a screenshot of a specific string
there, and used Gimp to scale it up to 600%.
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Font hinting broken on 23.04
Status in fonts-ubuntu package in Ubuntu:
Just upgraded my laptops to Kubuntu 23.04 Lunar Lobster and hinting
for all non-commercial fonts seems broken. I used to have decent if
not perfect hinting on Ubuntu and Ubuntu Mono font, but now the only
fonts that still hint correctly are Microsoft's Verdana and Tahoma
etc. Not sure whether the devide is exactly along this line, but it
Tried regenerating font cache (fc-cache -rv) but that didn't help.
Operating System: Kubuntu 23.04
KDE Plasma Version: 5.27.4
KDE Frameworks Version: 5.104.0
Qt Version: 5.15.8
Kernel Version: 6.3.0 (64-bit)
Graphics Platform: Wayland
Processors: 8 × Intel® Core™ i7-10510U CPU @ 1.80GHz
Memory: 31.1 GiB of RAM
Graphics Processor: Mesa Intel® UHD Graphics
Product Name: N141CU
System Version: Not Applicable
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