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A few days ago, I switched camps from WindowsXP to Mac OSX. Should 've done this much earlier... :-)

But here's a question (I start from scratch with this machine/software): Is it possible to turn the font-smoothing on the internet-browsers off ?

I have a feeling this uses a lot of the computer's resources...

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A few days ago, I switched camps from WindowsXP to Mac OSX. Should 've done this much earlier... :-)

But here's a question (I start from scratch with this machine/software): Is it possible to turn the font-smoothing on the internet-browsers off ?

I have a feeling this uses a lot of the computer's resources...

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I actually do not know if you can turn it off, but i do know that with it on, i havent had a problem with system resources. I usually keep two e-mail clients, iChat, 2 web browsers, iCal, iTunes and Terminal open and rarely do I have problems wiht the machine slowing down because of font smoothing. Also, congrats on making the switch.
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I actually do not know if you can turn it off, but i do know that with it on, i havent had a problem with system resources. I usually keep two e-mail clients, iChat, 2 web browsers, iCal, iTunes and Terminal open and rarely do I have problems wiht the machine slowing down because of font smoothing. Also, congrats on making the switch.
I agree, I have not had any problems either.

Also welcome to the family.
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I wouldn't worry about font smoothing its not worth thinking about. Though.. im sure there is a UNIX command to disable it...
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Go to Version Tracker and search for TinkerTool, you can change it then.
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