LinuxQuestions.org
Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 11-29-2003, 07:08 AM   #1
dkaplowitz
Member
 
Registered: Oct 2002
Location: Havertown PA
Distribution: Ubuntu/RHEL/Fedora
Posts: 253

Rep: Reputation: 31
aterm - how do I increase the font size?


Hi,

My current setting for aterm are as follows:
Code:
aterm -transparent -shading 30 -loginShell -foreground white
Regardless of the resolution I run, the font is just a bit too small for my comfort. I'd like to be able to make the font slightly more readable. Is this something I'd do as a parameter when starting, as above, or do I need to set something elsewhere? I've looked in the man page and the closest thing I found was bigfont_key, but I can't seem to get that enabled.

Thanks for any help.
 
Old 11-29-2003, 05:20 PM   #2
slakmagik
Senior Member
 
Registered: Feb 2003
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 4,113

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
You could try something like:

aterm -fn -misc-fixed-medium-r-normal-*-18-120-100-100-c-90-iso8859-2

Looks pretty nice. Try playing around with xfontsel. I don't really know anything about the right or convenient way to deal with fonts, though.
 
Old 11-29-2003, 05:48 PM   #3
darthtux
Senior Member
 
Registered: Dec 2001
Location: 35.7480 N, 95.3690 W
Distribution: Debian, Gentoo, Red Hat, Solaris
Posts: 2,070

Rep: Reputation: 45
As digiot pointed out, use the
-fn font
option

To see a list of fonts run

xlsfonts | less

you can scroll through the list of fonts forward with ctrl+f and backwards with ctrl+b
 
Old 09-24-2009, 12:48 AM   #4
selig5
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: May 2009
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
OK.

Last edited by selig5; 09-24-2009 at 11:24 PM.
 
Old 09-24-2009, 07:03 PM   #5
Hangdog42
LQ Veteran
 
Registered: Feb 2003
Location: Maryland
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 7,790
Blog Entries: 1

Rep: Reputation: 414Reputation: 414Reputation: 414Reputation: 414Reputation: 414
Welcome to LQ!

In the future could you please take a look at the date of the thread you are replying to? In general, it isn't a good idea to dredge up six year old threads.
 
  


Reply

Tags
aterm, font, size, terminal


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How to increase the font size in emacs CodeWarrior Linux - Software 4 11-04-2009 10:34 PM
How to increase font size in EmacsX? kornerr Linux - General 2 06-29-2005 11:50 PM
How to increase the font size in Mozilla ? wlaw Linux - Software 4 09-21-2004 04:03 PM
increase font size in applications jbolt Mandriva 4 08-30-2004 04:05 AM
How do i increase x font size and change fonts? gianh Linux - Newbie 1 03-01-2004 11:48 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:15 AM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration