fixed width fonts in KDE
James Richard Tyrer
tyrerj at acm.org
Sun Jul 28 03:59:23 BST 2002
> how can i force kde to change the 'fixed-width' font? it is some cursive
> font that is very difficult to read, and for some reason it is used in the
> package manager to display any message as the package is installed. some of
> the packages show error messages as they are being installed, but i have no
> idea what the message is since i cannot read this font. if i try to change
> it in the kde control panel, no other fonts are displayed that i can choose
> from. some of the text editors like 'advanced editor' also use this font,
> meaning that i cannot read the files when i edit them, or when i type
> something new. emacs and abiword don't seem to use this font, and the text
> is displayed correctly.
First to test, turn off Anti-Aliasing.
If that fixes it:
Do you have a suitable fixed width font installed that is either Type 1
or TrueType. If so, do you have the directory listed in your XftConfig
file (usually in: /etc/X11/")
Also, when you follow up, please advise which version of KDE you are
using since Anti-Aliasing is version dependent.
Also, do you have the GhostScript Fonts installed?
Note that EMACS and AbiWord have their own fonts.
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