[isabelle-dev] Isabelle DejaVu against old Isabelle Text font

Makarius makarius at sketis.net
Sun Feb 10 20:12:43 CET 2019

On 10/02/2019 20:08, Peter Lammich wrote:
> No luck on my machine. The font rendering still looks slightly
> blurred. 
> However, I'm using an old Linux (Ubuntu 16.04) ... may that be the
> reason?

I don't think so, but you can make a quick test by booting current
Ubuntu 18.04 from an USB stick. The graphics drivers could make a

Note that the jdk-11 distribution includes a copy of libfreetype.so, so
it appears to be reasonably self-contained in that respect. (I did not
read the relevant sources, because it is split between a Java and a
native part in C, and the latter sources always require extra work to


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