I have recently upgraded from karmic to lucid (plain ubuntu using gnome).
Everything worked fine, but the characters now aren't anti-aliased any more, as you can appreciate from the screenshot:
This is what I tried to fix the situation, unluckily without succeeding:
- Used the regular option pane from System->Preference->Appearance->Font (smoothing, hinting...)
- Edited the
- Disinstalling (and then re-installing) the
- Changing the default
Sansfont to a font of my liking (e.g.
Tahoma) from the abovementioned Appearance options
My ubuntu installation is quite standard, with the typical add-ons one might wish for usability. I used the ubuntu start script to make a few tweaks.