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Old 02-15-2004, 11:04 AM   #1
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X11 Default Font

Just what is that delightful standard font in X11? It's the one you get if you specify an invalid font, or a font that doesn't exist.

It looks remarkably similar to Monaco at small sizes.

I like to use it in window manager themes, but I'd rather specify it by its real name rather than just specifying a font that doesn't exist (resulting in errors!).

Old 02-15-2004, 01:03 PM   #2
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if you have time, you can try to look for it thanks to xlsfont utility
Old 02-15-2004, 01:57 PM   #3
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$ xlsfont: command not found.

I've tried using xfontsel, but was slightly disheartened at the idea of looking through close to 10000 matches!



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