I'm a window user who decided to give linux a try.
I installed Red Hat 7.1 on my machine a week ago.
I am very impressed.
My only problem is with the default fonts. They look terrible and in
several applications they make the text very hard to read, particularly in
I managed to get some true type fonts installed to the point where the
fonts are listed as options in the menus of various applications.
Its a slight improvement, but the fonts look like they were written with a
I have been trying to get help on the internet but it has been very
Many documents are out of date, use abbreviations without explanations,
and assume the reader has a conceptual understanding of the internal
operations of linux.
For example, in several places I was told to check a file called
"XF86Config(-4)", but I have no file with a name spelled like that on my
If anyone can answer that, clue me in on other things I need to try to get
decent fonts, and explain it in a way that someone who doesn't already
know how to solve the problem can understand the explanation I would be
I am running Red Hat 7.1, KDE 2.1.1, xserver 4003.