Font kerning (character-to -character spacing) when printing problem

Dik Takken D.H.J.Takken at
Thu Mar 25 20:37:57 GMT 2004

On Wed, 24 Mar 2004, Mark Thorp Duxbury wrote:

> I had been presuming that qt did most of the work
> these days and produced Postscript with embedded fonts that was then just
> passed off to the printing system (i.e. the printing system didn't really
> have much to do with the fonts) - but this could be entirely wrong - someone
> please correct me if I am.  Is any sort of font cache involved that I could
> try deleting?

You should make sure that you have the latest version of the following

* Freetype
* Xft
* Fontconfig

After you have updated these, run:

fc-cache -f

This command will re-build all your font caches. It may take quite a bit
of time, but your font system should be a just fine after that.


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