konsole "default" font

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at acm.org
Sat Sep 27 22:10:04 BST 2003

Nick LeRoy wrote:
> All...
> I'm not sure if this is Linux / SuSE 8.2 specific or not, but I'll try here 
> first.  I've also posted to the SuSE list, but so far haven't found any magic 
> bullets.

This should apply to any KDE running on X.

> How does "konsole" get it's settings for "normal", "tiny", etc.?  

It is hard wired into the code.  It uses the font: "Fixed[Misc} and they 
appear to have needed one more size which comes with KDE which is in: 
"$KDEDIR/share/fonts/": "9x15.pcf.gz"

> How can I 
> change them (the whole family, that is)?  

I don't think that this is possible without changing the source code.

> Somehow, my upgrade to 3.1.4 seems 
> to have changed my default konsole font to some awful-ugly font, 

Now that is a different question.  You probably don't have FontConfig 
configured correctly and it isn't finding the fonts and QT has made a 


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