AppImage Font issue

Kevin Funk kfunk at
Thu Nov 15 13:08:11 GMT 2018

On Friday, 10 August 2018 20:53:30 CET Dominic Walsh wrote:
> Dear KDevelop fans,
> I have run the AppImage version of KDevelop on Ubuntu 14.04 for the last 2
> years and it has been great.
> However, I have inadvertently changed something on my machine such that the
> fonts in the Konsole & Debug windows are replaced with little squares.

Hey Dominic,

Looks like you've run into the same issue as discussed here:

This should be fixed in the upcoming 5.3.1.

For the time being, please download the *nightly* AppImage from here:

Hope that helps.

> I believe the AppImage has bundled fonts but still takes "guidance" from
> the host system. I have looked for font configuration in *rc files in my
> .config and .kde/share/config directories but to no avail.
> Can anyone tell me how to get out of this mess?
> thanks
> Dominic

Kevin Funk | kfunk at |
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