[PD] ugly fonts under pdextended 0.42.5

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Mon Oct 4 07:48:45 CEST 2010

Try the old font fix:


Or try switching to Tcl/Tk 8.5 by doing:

apt-get install tk8.5
update-alternatives --config wish

Either of those help?


On Oct 4, 2010, at 4:59 AM, michael noble wrote:

> hi all,
> I was testing out the new pd-extended builds over the weekend and
> found a common problem with the Lucid, Maverick and Debian builds . No
> matter what I tried, I could not get pdextended to load with anything
> other than the chunky default font, sans anti-aliasing. I have Dejavu
> family fonts installed on all the test systems. I also tried using the
> -font-face switch but it didn't seem to make a difference. At first I
> thought it was something I was doing, but after having the same
> problem on three different systems, I am now wondering if anyone else
> is having this issue. Am I missing something blindingly obvious?
> -michael
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