Default KDE font

Robert Knight robertknight at
Wed May 21 01:42:48 BST 2008

Hi Marcel,

I'm sure this has been said before but KDE does not specify Bitstream as
the default.  KDE asks for "Serif" or "Sans Serif" which happens to map
to either Bitstream or Deja-Vu on many systems.  The actual font used
depends on the distribution.  


On Wed, 2008-05-21 at 01:22 +0200, Marcel Partap wrote:
> Hi all,
> as the 4.1 release is nearing i thought i'd bring this up again (#156913)...
> What do you all think about replacing the bitstream font with luxi sans as default? In my personal 
> opinion i find it much cleaner than the bitstream one and suitable especially for menus, icon 
> captions and website text.. i'm not sure if bitstream is still the default font, am just SVNing up 
> and than will remove my .kde dir to check that out.. is this the default font in this screenshot:
> What i'm also not sure about is the i18n thing, if luxi is unicode enuogh to replace bitstream.. so 
> whats your opinion?

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