On 15 November 2017 at 19:33, Gordon Messmer <gordon.messmer(a)gmail.com> wrote:
After upgrading to F27, I noticed that fonts looked "off".
I made a
screenshot of Thunderbird and gnome-terminal displaying roughly identical
contents on Fedora 25, 26, and 27. The older two releases are identical,
but F27's fonts (both fixed-width and variable-width) appear to be the same
width as they were previously, but taller. Characters like monospace 'o'
used to be round and are now oblong. Everything seems slightly heavier as a
result of the additional pixels. Does anyone know if this change was
intentional? Personally, I think it's worse than before.
Most likely it's the new default v40 truetype interpreter; you can
revert to using the old V35 version by exporting an env var: