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Old 04-20-2005, 01:42 PM   #1
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Firefox & Fonts


I have a problem with Firefox and its fonts. They're too small. I have to use ctrl + to view websites correctly (like gmail.com). I have tried to change the font-size in "Edit" --> "Preferences" --> "Fonts & Colors", with no luck. Any ideas?
 
Old 04-20-2005, 01:50 PM   #2
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Re: Firefox & Fonts

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I have a problem with Firefox and its fonts. They're too small. I have to use ctrl + to view websites correctly (like gmail.com). I have tried to change the font-size in "Edit" --> "Preferences" --> "Fonts & Colors", with no luck. Any ideas?
from root....bring up firefox...
easy....from the edit menu in FF...
edit>preferences>fonts&colours...


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Old 04-20-2005, 02:02 PM   #3
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from root....bring up firefox...
easy....from the edit menu in FF...
edit>preferences>fonts&colours...
Uh.. Are you telling me to start Firefox as root?
And I have allready tried editing from the menu in Firefox. Just read my first post, and you'll see.
 
Old 04-20-2005, 02:37 PM   #4
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Did you raise the level for minimum font size as well as check to see if "always use my fonts" is ticked?
Also double check your font sizes and try raiseing more until you see change....sometimes a refresh will start new font size sometimes restarting firefox.
 
Old 04-20-2005, 02:40 PM   #5
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Did you raise the level for minimum font size as well as check to see if "always use my fonts" is ticked?
Also double check your font sizes and try raiseing more until you see change....sometimes a refresh will start new font size sometimes restarting firefox.
I have tried everything - No difference..
 
Old 04-20-2005, 03:26 PM   #6
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Re: Re: Re: Firefox & Fonts

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Uh.. Are you telling me to start Firefox as root?
And I have allready tried editing from the menu in Firefox. Just read my first post, and you'll see.
only in root to make the changes in preferneces .....btw....this depend on whether you have
the ff files installed in the root owner/group or the local user owner/group...

i dont imply to run ff as root all the time...

if you are uncomfortable with running as root.....then try sudo firefox to use super menu...
 
Old 04-20-2005, 11:58 PM   #7
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only in root to make the changes in preferneces .....btw....this depend on whether you have
the ff files installed in the root owner/group or the local user owner/group...
Code:
bluefish:~# firefox 

(firefox-bin:4170): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:
so .. I tried writing "xhost +" (yes, bad thing) - but not even that worked.
 
Old 04-21-2005, 12:49 AM   #8
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bluefish:~# firefox 

(firefox-bin:4170): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:
so .. I tried writing "xhost +" (yes, bad thing) - but not even that worked.
startx as root.........sorry if i did not make that clear...
 
Old 04-21-2005, 07:03 AM   #9
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startx as root.........sorry if i did not make that clear...
So I tried that, and the fonts in Firefox (when running as root) looks perfect
 
Old 04-21-2005, 08:33 PM   #10
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so .. I tried writing "xhost +" (yes, bad thing) - but not even that worked.
After xhost + , try as root:
export DISPLAY=:0
 
  


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