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

DOH!!!   i wish you had posted this a year ago.   ;-)


On Tue 20 Jan 04,  7:56 AM, Jonathan Stickel wrote:
> 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.
> Jonathan
> Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> >mark,
> >
> >for gtk 1.x applications you control font info through ~/.gtkrc.
> >
> >example:
> >
> >   style "default"
> >   {
> >           font = "-*-arial-medium-r-*-*-10-*-*-*-*-*-iso8859-15"
> >   }
> >
> >
> >
> >for gtk 2.x applications, use ~/.gtkrc-2.0.
> >
> >example:
> >
> >   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.
> >
> >pete
> >
> >
> >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~...
> >>
> >>-Mark

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