Default KDE font

Krzysztof Lichota krzysiek at
Fri May 23 09:58:17 BST 2008

2008/5/22 Marcel Partap <mpartap at>:
>> If there is a distribution which is not shipping a good choice of fonts
>> with KDE then please contact them and ask them to consider
>> alternatives.   It is a common misconception that KDE chooses the fonts
>> and users can
>> and do blame KDE if they don't look good.
> Hmmm.. just another thought on this: maybe the usability team should
> elaborate on finding some fonts best suited and at least propose some 'KDE
> team approved' default fonts for distribution packagers? I'm only using
> gentoo and have not had any experience with other distros lately, but there
> surely are bad default setups out there....

Please keep in mind to choose font which covers other alphabets than
latin. I have already come across distributions which choose font
which looks nice, but for example in Polish results in "boxes" instead
of letters. For alphabets which differ more from latin, it could be
even worse.


	Krzysztof Lichota

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