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Firefox / thunderbird font hinting broken after upgrade ubuntu 11.04

I was encountered the font hinting/smoothing were broken on firefox/thunderbird after upgrade to ubuntu 11.04, as you see the screenshot, the title has font smoothed but the Menu,URL address and the content dosen’t. Having reset everything in gnome by remove “.gnome2″,”.gconf”,”.gconfd” doesn’t help. Finally remove this file “.fonts.conf” in home folder did the trick.

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Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick with HP Elitebook 2540p – Updated

Background After thousand time try and errors with linux distribution, opensuse, fedora, ubtuntu… etc, finally get it work perfectly on ubtuntu 10.10 Alpha 2 installation. There is some changes since 10.04, /etc/X11/xorg.conf is no more present after installation, Xorg now communicate with dbus to get best configure for your hardware. You may experience blank screen,…

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network boot install ubuntu with PXE

Here’s a brief overview of what you need and need to do to complete this; 1. One Windows based (XP/2000) to host TFTP Server, network enabled 2. One PC to have Ubuntu installed on to, with Intel PXE Boot capability 3. DHCP & TFTP Server (download Tftpd32 (http://tftpd32.jounin.net/) (freeware) 4. Download Ubuntu netboot.tar.gz (http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/edgy/main/installer-i386/current/images/netboot/) 5….

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