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Old 11-09-2008, 06:03 AM   #1
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Which font in the Gnome Terminal if not "system fixed width font"?


I am using Debian Lenny on my laptop and some text apears rather large. For instance, the font of the Gnome Terminal is too large, if I have "Use system fixed width font" unchecked.

Which font is the Gnome Terminal using if "Use system fixed width font" is unchecked? Where can I change it?

Old 11-09-2008, 08:31 AM   #2
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That would be a monospaced font. You can select a different one from the "Font" combo box right underneath the checkbox you refer to. My personal favourite is terminus but it may require installing xfonts-terminus first. It is a very angular font but I find it very easy to read.


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