I have Suse 10 and use KDE and my GTK applications look very good due to the gtk-qt-engine. But please test Java 6 Swing applications on this configuration. Look strange. But better than the old GTK look and feel.
+1 for this
I am also using KDE and my java applications look ugly. They do not use aa font rendering. I think this is because I do not use gnome as my display manager.
KDE is the most popular DM on linux so please take some time to improve java application look on kde box
I don't know if the first poster was solely discussing "aa fonts" but currently AWT doesn't pick up desktop
properties from KDE. There is a workaround for KDE (and other desktops) which is documented at
would give you greyscale AA
would give you LCD subpixel text.
unfortunatelly, when using b75, and any of b63 build and under, those hints don't work. I still get non AA text on KDE.
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