Fonts in applications not KDE4 are not changed

Nikos Chantziaras realnc at
Tue Aug 18 16:18:11 BST 2009

On 08/18/2009 05:40 PM, Torsten Frey wrote:
> Hello,
> I have just installed KDE4  ( openSuSE 11.1 / Repository
> KDE4:/UNSTABLE ->Version 4.3.64 ) and had this problem:
> Changing the fonts works for all KDE4 applications, but not for (some?) other
> applications like Amarok 1.4.
> So I installed package "kdebase3" (yes - 3!) and with "kcmshell fonts" I was
> able to configure the file "kde/share/config/kdeglobals" where in section
> [General] the fonts are set.
> So this worked for me - but isn't there a simpler solution in KDE4, that I do
> not see? Every change has to be done twice ...

Nope.  From KDE4 you can only change fonts for Qt4 apps.  There's an 
unofficial systemsettings module for Gtk apps too (I think it was this 
one: but there's nothing for 

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