Gnotices: gdkxft 1.0 released - Anti-Aliased fonts for GTK+ 1.2Sep 03, 2001, 01:27 (8 Talkback[s])
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"gdkxft transparently adds anti-aliased font support to GTK+-1.2. Once you have installed it, you can run any (well, nearly any) existing GTK+ binary and see anti-aliased fonts in the GTK widgets. You don't need to recompile GTK+ or your applications."