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Old 10-31-2011, 06:42 AM   #1
kapsyl
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Default font nowhere to be found?


Hi,

I've been using aterm for years with the default font provided in Debian, no idea what font it is. I've never specified any font with -fn option.

Since I'm not slowly migrating over to UTF8 I have to abandon aterm since it cannot run UTF8.

However, as I understood it, the developers of aterm have migrated and created a terminal called rxvt-unicode, which have all features aterm had, and support for UTF8.

The thing is, when I start urxvt, the default font is quite small, however it's the same font as in aterm, but a lot smaller. How do I increase the font size. Of all guides and documentation I've found it seems that I have to specify the font in order to increase it, and I cannot find anywhere what the default font's called.

Strange part is that in aterm, it's the correct size without and hands on...

Picture of the font http://imageshack.us/f/253/aterm.png/

Thanks
 
Old 11-01-2011, 06:19 PM   #2
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