View Full Version : [ubuntu] Blurry, unreadable menu fonts

December 21st, 2012, 11:20 PM
I'm running KDE 4.8.4 on Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS. I have an occasional menu font problem, which I only see in firefox, although for all I know it may affect other applications (which I don't use) as well. The attached picture shows what I mean - the fonts are all but unreadable. At the same time, the fonts in Google Chrome are fine.

I can usually fix this by logging out of KDE and back in again (which means having to restart all my current applications), but I'm wondering if there's an easier solution? Also, what causes this font blurriness?

Note that restarting firefox doesn't fix the problem, so it's something to do with the underlying font engine.