Weird fonts and cursor with XFree86 and Windowmaker

Yves de Champlain yves at
Sun Sep 24 06:21:16 PDT 2006

Le 06-09-24 à 00:01, Tabitha McNerney a écrit :

> Has anyone else noticed how weird the fonts presentation is (e.g.,  
> slanted text) in the GUI of X11 based on XFree86 and Windowmaker? I  
> also have the fontconfig, freetype and Xft2 ports installed. Also,  
> the cursor is a white arrow that easily gets lost when the  
> background color is white (it never used to be this way -- it was a  
> black cursor before). If I knew how to easily take a screen  
> snapshot in X11 with XFree86 I would do so for demonstration of the  
> problem at  hand.
> Is this a problem with Windowmaker not changing to reflect changes  
> in other ports? Can anyone recommend a nice window manager to use  
> in the event that Windowmaker is essentially deprecated?

I guess you don't have the windowmaker eye-candy variant set ?


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