fuzzy, grainy, jaggyness?

Barn Owl barnowl "at" uronramp.net
Sat, 25 Aug 2001 16:15:10 +0000


This sounds lke you need to add a font path with the -fp option.
Exactly why do you need to start X in failsafe mode? I use VNC on
machines that can not support X consoles at all. just curious about
this.

Evan

Michael Grant wrote:
> 
> I just installed xvnc.  One of the first things I noticed was that
> when I view the desktop with vncviewer, things look more grainy, fonts
> have more jaggies, it's almost as if resolution was set wrong and I
> was looking at something zoomed to fit on my screen.  Mostly what is
> effected are fonts on the screen like in Netscape.  Though not *all*
> the fonts.  Bold fonts seem to look worse than others.  I guess I
> could say that they're not as smooth as they could be.  Is there
> anyway to make things look better?
> 
> Some background: I'm running Xvnc on a Sun.  I started a server in
> fullcolour mode, depth 24, 1152x900 (size of a sun monitor).  Then, I
> started X in "failsafe" mode, i.e. just a single xterm and no window
> manager.  Then I started vncviewer -fullscreen -fullcolour -depth 24
> -shared.  The reason for doing this is so that I can get at my desktop
> from anywhere.  Functionally it works great, it just doesn't look as
> good as what I'm used to.
> 
> -Mike
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