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FS#68566 - [fontconfig/gnome] [epiphany] Wrong sub-pixel rendering in Epiphany

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Jakub (cartesius) - Sunday, 08 November 2020, 14:40 GMT
Last edited by Andreas Radke (AndyRTR) - Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 10:55 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Assigned
Assigned To Jan Alexander Steffens (heftig)
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 1
Private No

Details

Description:

Gnome 3.38 on Wayland, Epiphany shows wrong (ugly) antialiasing results, both Firefox & Chromium look much better. See images.

Additional info:
* extra/epiphany 3.38.1-2 (gnome) [installed]
* Gnome on Wayland

```
$ ls /etc/fonts/conf.d/
10-hinting-slight.conf 40-nonlatin.conf 49-sansserif.conf 65-nonlatin.conf 69-urw-c059.conf 69-urw-nimbus-mono-ps.conf 70-no-bitmaps.conf
10-sub-pixel-rgb.conf 45-generic.conf 50-user.conf 66-noto-mono.conf 69-urw-d050000l.conf 69-urw-nimbus-roman.conf 80-delicious.conf
11-lcdfilter-default.conf 45-latin.conf 51-local.conf 66-noto-sans.conf 69-urw-fallback-backwards.conf 69-urw-nimbus-sans.conf 81-ubuntu.conf
20-no-embedded.conf.backup 46-noto-mono.conf 60-generic.conf 66-noto-serif.conf 69-urw-fallback-generics.conf 69-urw-p052.conf 90-synthetic.conf
20-unhint-small-vera.conf 46-noto-sans.conf 60-latin.conf 69-unifont.conf 69-urw-fallback-specifics.conf 69-urw-standard-symbols-ps.conf README
30-metric-aliases.conf 46-noto-serif.conf 65-fonts-persian.conf 69-urw-bookman.conf 69-urw-gothic.conf 69-urw-z003.conf
```

Steps to reproduce:

1. Start browser.
2. Go to kernel.org.
3. See the rendered result. Order: Epiphany, Firefox, Chromium.
This task depends upon

Comment by Jan Alexander Steffens (heftig) - Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 11:00 GMT
ln -st /etc/fonts/conf.d /usr/share/fontconfig/conf.avail/11-lcdfilter-light.conf
Comment by mattia (nTia89) - Sunday, 20 March 2022, 15:09 GMT
I am able to reproduce the issue!

I opened an issue upstream [https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/epiphany/-/issues/1720]

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