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Is there a way to permanently switch off subpixel antialiasing in Safari OSX 10.8?

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Save this with a .css extension somewhere and select it as the custom stylesheet in Preferences > Advanced:

html {
    -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased;

defaults write com.apple.Safari AppleFontSmoothing -int 0 would also disable subpixel rendering in the UI.

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