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Why are WSL GUI apps rendered with blurry fonts with Xming?

When I try to use Xming with WSL to run GUI programs, I see fonts with grayscale anti-aliasing, like with Firefox as you can see here: This happens with every distro I've tried (Arch and Ubuntu), and ...
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What has happened to my anti-aliasing on text?

I've been working from home for a few days and when remoted into my machine the text has been perfectly readable. Last week I did the same and had no issues at all, yet this week text on some sites is ...
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Is there a way to manually adjust ClearType in Windows without “choosing which looks best”?

In Windows you can adjust the ClearType settings (with the ClearType Text Tuner) but to my knowledge there is no way to manually tweak them (as in moving some bars or something), you are only given ...
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How to Disable Direct Write in Windows 10?

I find ClearType, Direct Write, etc. font rendering systems not very aesthetically pleasing. So I download a free software called MacType on my Windows 10. The problem is that it does not render ...
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Turn off font smoothing in SeaMonkey for Windows

I'm running SeaMonkey on Windows 8.1, and I have recently upgraded to version 2.40. Although I have full-pixel AA and ClearType disabled entirely (which can be seen either by running ...
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Odd Windows Font-Rendering Issue (With Video Demo)

See Video Demo at: vimeo.com/155636855 I've grappled with this issue for too long--now I would love some outside help. * This has nothing to do with VM technology--see added note at end of post * ...
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Disable cleartype Windows 7 title bar text

Removed Segoe UI and its similar fonts. Changed every font to Arial in Advanced appearance settings. Regedit font substitutes Segoe UI to Dotum. Windows 7 Help appear blurry text, so I removed ...
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How do I change Windows 10 fonts? [duplicate]

With Windows 7 it was possible to change the fonts used by Windows for title bar, menus, popups, etc. This way I could get rid of "anti-aliased" fonts such as Segoe UI that are blurry and use "...
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How to improve the text clarity in Windows 10

I have updated from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 but after the update the text is not clear and crisp as it used to be in the Windows 8.1.So How can I improve this text clarity.
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ClearType Text Tuner: what exactly do all steps do? [duplicate]

In Windows, when adjusting ClearType text, following the option to turn on/off ClearType & ensuring the monitor is set to native resolution, one is supposed to follow 5 steps. I've already tried ...
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How to completely disable Subpixel rendering in Windows 8.1? [duplicate]

I am - unfortunately - one of the persons, for whom subpixel rendering is a visual burden instead of a help. So I am trying to disable it completely in Windows 8.1, but it still pops up a lot of ...
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Corrupted rendering of Courier New font in Windows Server 2003 [duplicate]

I have two virtual machines with Windows Server 2003 running in VMware Workstation 11.0.0 on Ubuntu 14.04.1. Unfortunately several days or weeks ago both the machines started to render all four fonts ...
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Terrible font rendering in some applications but not others

I'm not sure what's changed, but all Windows updates are done, and all browsers are fully up to date. Chrome 40, Firefox 35, Opera 27. This is what my fonts look like at the moment: I have ...
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ugly font in XP, how can I restore it?

The XP SP3 workstation I used in workplace changed font rendering to ugly one in sudden(maybe after rebooting with chkdsk messages). How can I restore the font rendering setting back to normal? ...
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Not clear/sharp font in Windows after connecting it thru Remote desktop for the 1st time

Today I've logged in thru remote session to my Windows 7 machine for the 1st time. After that I came back and on started working on site (physically on box), bud noticed immediately that my font is ...

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