[mythtv-users] Fonts for HDTV?

Doug Larrick doug at ties.org
Wed Mar 24 17:51:22 EST 2004

Jeff Mottishaw wrote:
> I have myth "running" on fluxbox at 1440x480, but am finding the fonts 
> next to impossible to read.  I have tried setting the fonts to big, but 
> still no difference.  Does anyone have any hints/tips? I don't know if 
> it’s a configuration change that I need to make within Myth, or ifs it’s 
> a font I need to install/configure for X.. Etc

The problem is that Qt (the GUI toolkit Myth uses) does not deal well 
with non-square pixels.  You might try searching for a font that's 
extra-wide and set that up as your default using qtconfig.

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