Use emacs23 and xft on debian

  1. add

    deb sid main

    to apt repository /etc/apt/sources.list

  2. install

    apt-get install emacs-snapshot

  3. edit ~/.Xresources
    Emacs.font: bitstream vera sans mono-12
    Emacs.FontBackend: xft
    Xft.dpi: 96
    Xft.hinting: None
    Xft.antialias: 1
    Xft.rgba: rgb
  4. edit ~/.emacs
    (set-fontset-font (frame-parameter nil 'font)
                       'han '("STHeiti" . "unicode-bmp"))

below is snapshot:

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