same linux installation, different font rendering

John Tapsell johnflux at
Thu Aug 6 04:09:19 PDT 2009

2009/8/6 Giacomo <giacomo.strangolino at>:
> Hi to all.
> I am Giacomo S. from Elettra synchrotron radiation facility, Trieste, Italy.
> We use to develop Qt GUIs on a kubuntu system.
> The development process is as follows:
> 1. develop the application on machine A;
> 2. install the application on machine B, where it has to be run.
> Machine A and B have been installed from the same installation CD:
> -> same X environment/libraries
> -> same nvidia X driver (official NVIDIA, to support multi screen)
> -> same qt libraries
> -> same compiler/libc libc++...
> ...
> The problem is that launching the same panel on machine B shows a different
> font rendering with respect to machine A, producing unwanted changes in the
> global layout of the graphical interface elements.

What does

 xdpyinfo | grep resolution

give on the two machines?


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