Following on from my Terminal font post I decided to further tweak the way text is rendered on Linux Mint, especially the way it looks on a laptop LCD screen. After bleeding eyes and a lot of squinting I think I’ve got it set.
Finally save the following as .fonts.conf in your home directory:
<?xml version="1.0"?> <!DOCTYPE fontconfig SYSTEM "fonts.dtd"> <fontconfig> <match target="font"> <edit name="autohint" mode="assign"> <bool>true</bool> </edit> </match> </fontconfig>
Finally log out and log back in and it should all look like this: