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

Muhahahaha.... perfect.  I *like* Debian unstable.... (singing a different

The Gnome/KDE issues seemed to be because I didn't sync dselect with
apt-get.  After updating the list on dselect, and installing the "gnome"
package, everything seems to be coherent and working.  Haven't checked KDE
but I'm sure it won't be hard getting that working too.  Serves me right
for not realizing sooner that dselect needs its own list updating...

Thanks Peter & Jonathan!


PS: Ahhhhh... Anacron just sent me a complaint saying it died while
rotating logs.  Ahhhh.... curses to Debian unstable!!!  heh... lol... ^_^;

On Tue, 20 Jan 2004, 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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