[Pkg-chromium-maint] Bug#852944: chromium: Poor font rendering

Michael Gilbert mgilbert at debian.org
Sat Nov 11 19:47:36 UTC 2017

On Sun, Nov 5, 2017 at 5:59 PM, Michael Gilbert wrote:
> control: tag -1 moreinfo
>> Chromium renders the body text on vox.com poorly. Vertical strokes in
>> the 'T' and 'e' characters among others are too thick. Changing the text
>> zoom size makes everything look fine. Attached is a test case and
>> screenshot.
> This works well in chromium 62 for me.  Can you provide more info
> about the font configuration on your system if its still a problem?

One thing to try, chromium recommends fonts-liberation, but doesn't
depend on it.  If you don't have it installed, would you mind adding

Here is an upstream bug about missing fonts-liberation with the
internal pdf viewer, I suppose this could be a more general version of
that problem:

Best wishes,

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