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Re: [vox-tech] X fonts too small!

There is a little gui to switch your gtk themes, including fonts, which then auto-writes the files Pete mentions below. For gtk2, it's called switch2, and I'm sure there is another for gtk1 (probably switch1 or something). I'm guessing you can apt-get it in Debian. I like it because you can preview the theme before applying it.


Peter Jay Salzman wrote:

for gtk 1.x applications you control font info through ~/.gtkrc.


   style "default"
           font = "-*-arial-medium-r-*-*-10-*-*-*-*-*-iso8859-15"

for gtk 2.x applications, use ~/.gtkrc-2.0.


   gtk-font-name = "Garmond 15"

it's kind of annoying, isn't it?  you kind of wish they'd just use
.Xdefaults, but no.  we get another dotfile.

as far as gnome goes, i'd uninstall the whole thing and reinstall it.


On Tue 20 Jan 04,  1:51 AM, Mark K. Kim <markslist@cbreak.org> said:

Okay.  So after migrating to unstable from stable, I'm enjoying this whole
new anti-aliased fonts under X apps (all GTK apps, I think.)  But the
fonts are a bit too small.  Is there a way to change the default font for
GTK apps? (fonts for the menu-bar and such.)

On a related note, my migration has left gnome and qt completely in
non-working state.  Both QT and Gnome have too many dependency conflicts,
and the dependencies are broken, too.  Thankfully I don't use QT or Gnome
as my primary window manager, but still this is soooooooo annoying...
Ahhhh man~...


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