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How to get subpixel rendering settings to apply to both monitors?

I have two monitors, both in portrait orientation. I changed the subpixel rendering to vrgb which made the left monitor much clearer but the right monitor is still blurry. First I went into dconf-...
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Fuzziness of text in Windows 10

In Chrome, texts looks amazing on my monitor (Dell u3014). But in Microsoft Office and Windows folders, they are fuzzy. How to fix. Btw, I already tried playing with ClearType and tried using the ...
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Why isn't the lowercase L being rendered on Windows 10 applications?

This effect happens on system applications that (seem) to be using the default font. In line 9, 10, 11 you can see L missing in "Film", and on line 13 in "Phenomenological", and so on. This also ...
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Turn off font smoothing in SeaMonkey for Windows

I'm running SeaMonkey on Windows 8.1, and I have recently upgraded to version 2.40. Although I have full-pixel AA and ClearType disabled entirely (which can be seen either by running ...
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Windows 10 extremely smoothed inner window area

With few applications - either old or open source, I have this problem with OS smoothing inner area of window. Everyting is smoothed. This makes using Emacs-w64 very painful and I am forced to use ...
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Smooth edges option not working on Windows Server 2008 Standard SP2 while in remote session

Text displayed on the sceen is very hard to read because of the hard edges, but looking under Appearance Settings -> Effects the option to Use the following method to smooth edges of screen fonts is ...
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Is there a way to enable font smoothing only for specific apps in Windows?

I like non-smoothed fonts on my desktop's monitor, but some apps just don't look okay because they use built-in fonts which are not suitable for aliased rendering. So when I need to do some reading, I ...
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Why do some graphics programs use ClearType to render text in exported images? [closed]

Some graphics programs (for example, LibreOffice Draw running on Windows) use ClearType to render text in exported raster images. This is usually not the case with more "serious" graphics software ...
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how can I smooth pixels on a DP monitor?

I've got 2 monitors, same model (LP2361). But they connect via different cables because of what ports I have on my video card. The monitor that connects via display port has very chunky text. I took a ...
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Is there a way to get rid of cleartype/font smoothing in Internet Explorer 11?

My eyes cannot tolerate either cleartype or font smoothing. When I got a new computer and moved up to Windows 7, Office 2010, and IE 9, I did a lot of research and took many steps to get rid of them ...
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No ClearType in Internet Explorer 11? [duplicate]

Problem Internet Explorer 11 (on Windows 8.1) seems to ignore system font smoothing preferences. Even though ClearType is enabled on the system, IE11 keeps smoothing using gradients. Question Is ...