We have 2 TV's. We are using them for page display. One is connected on desktop computer with windows installed (VGA cable) and the other with raspberry pi 3 (HDMI cable). They both display the same webpage. the font on webpage is Calibri.


TV connected with pc has much more clear font and clear pictures. TV with raspberry, its font is really distorted and it also has some sort of white border. We are using Iceweasel on raspberry.

I know that linux has no Calibri font preinstalled, so i tried the alternative free version of font called Carlito. It does not fix the problem.

How to fix this?

Here is the pic of Windows screen enter image description here and here is the pic of raspberry screenenter image description here

  • If you're displaying a website, what browser are you using? Check its anti-aliasing options if any, and try using the same browser on both (e.g. firefox)
    – Chris H
    Aug 11 '16 at 11:16
  • on raspberry i'm using iceweasel (firefox). this white border is showing also on menu as you can see: s10.postimg.org/ac1cbjdnt/DSC_0085.jpg so i think it is not browser problem.
    – unforgiven
    Aug 11 '16 at 11:27
  • OK, so it's system anti-aliasing you're looking at.
    – Chris H
    Aug 11 '16 at 11:43
  • How to turn off anti-aliasing on this system?
    – unforgiven
    Aug 12 '16 at 7:08

This is clearly your TV that causes the bad image. TV are used to get its HDMI signal from DVD-player, satellite receiver or similar sources. They increase sharpness to make the Video look more crisp. But this causes strange borders around text. Try to find the image settings of your TV and reduce sharpness.

VGA on the other side was never meant to provide Movies and therefore most TVs don't apply sharpness to those signals.

  • Hi, so i tried to connect Macbook and hp laptop with windows installed on through hdmi on that tv, same story. I will try to find those settings on tv if there are any.
    – unforgiven
    Aug 12 '16 at 7:04

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