Problems with pure X11 program's Fonts
harry at unheit.net
Thu Mar 4 05:36:00 PST 2010
On Thu, Mar 04, 2010 at 09:13:18PM +0800, Aaron Lewis wrote:
> I'm trying CrossOver for Linux , it's a pure X11 Program , and i
> got an ugly UI.
> It's problem with my fonts. I know i should modify ~/.Xdefaults .
> Google ain't giving much information , do anyone knows howto change
> X11 defaults fonts ?
I guess you don't mean CrossOver-Wine and you're talking about core
Start xfontsel and select the font, you'd like to
use. Copy the font specification and add it to your ~/.Xdefaults, like
Then call `xrdb -merge ~/.Xdefaults' or restart X.
This will change the default font for all good old X programmes. If you
only want to change the font for CrossOver, you'd have to do:
Of course you first have to find out what <app> is for CrossOver. Usually
programmes that can be configured through xresources document that
If xfontsel doesn't show you nice fonts, you have to add more FontPath
entries to your xorg.org.
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