[SOLVED] Firefox text (font) is weird, almost unreadable
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After installing a 6000+ font collection from KDE-Look.org, my computer had assumed a new font, though I restarted and it is now fine, generally speaking. My Firefox still has this crazy font, and it is so weird that it is almost unreadable.
I have investigated the FF preferences, but that shows the default font of Serif. What to do?
I don't have KDE running at the moment so this is from memory.
Start the KDE control panel. Find the Appearance section, then Fonts. You will see a setting for GTK application fonts. It is probably set to use KDE fonts for GTK applications. Change it to something else.
Firefox uses GTK settings.
Last edited by stress_junkie; 01-17-2011 at 07:53 AM.
Simpler solution? Besides deleting 6000 font files (possibly 1-by-1?
What if I were to delete the proper TFF, then what? Would FF revert back to a default font, or would it cause some error without the assigned font present. I don't even know what Im talking about.
I have re-installed so many times that my computer just automatically does it by heart when I tell it to. In 14 months of Linux computing, I still have not "settled in" to my machine yet, and I NEED TO. Fixing my OS is taking WAYYY too much of my study time away.