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Old 06-08-2004, 10:54 AM   #1
sms043
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Question tiny fonts after kernel upgrade


Initially installed debian testing on Athlon system. I decided to upgrade the kernel so it would match my arch. I used apt to install kernel 2.4.26 for the k7. After the reboot the screen came up 1280x1024. I switched back to 1024x768. The problem is the default font is very small now. For gdm or mozilla the font is tiny. I can increase the font size in KDE but this has no effect on gdm or mozilla.
Where can I change the default font size?

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Old 06-08-2004, 12:53 PM   #2
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apt-get install xfonts-100dpi

and follow the instructions here:

http://www.faqs.org/docs/Linux-mini/TT-Debian.html

hope this helps
 
Old 06-08-2004, 09:45 PM   #3
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Question tiny font - 100dpi installed

ran apt-get xfonts-100dpi, the fonts are already installed.
xfonts-100dpi is already the newest version

In Gnome the fonts look normal. The problems only show up in KDE.

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Old 06-10-2004, 08:49 PM   #4
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tiny fonts in mozilla menus

Edit the userChrome-example.css in your .mozilla user profile directory.
Add
* {
font-size: 14pt !important;
}

Save the file as userChrome.css.

Hope this helps someone.
 
Old 07-13-2004, 07:23 PM   #5
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Re: tiny font - 100dpi installed

Quote:
Originally posted by sms043
ran apt-get xfonts-100dpi, the fonts are already installed.
xfonts-100dpi is already the newest version

In Gnome the fonts look normal. The problems only show up in KDE.

thanks


Hi , i have the same problem with aMSN. Tiny font i can barely read. What can i do. !?
 
Old 07-13-2004, 08:14 PM   #6
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If your web browser is mozilla or Konqueror you can make the web fonts larger by holding down the ctrl key and pressing the + key multiple times.
The changes I made to the chrome file change the menu font size for mozilla.

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Old 07-13-2004, 11:38 PM   #7
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I had the same problem with firefox, and the solution should work for mozilla. From the preferences dialog, go to "General" and then to "Fonts and Colors." Select something big (I use 14 point) as your minimum font size. (You may have to restart for the changes to take effect.)

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