default font size

Alexander Gottwald
Thu Dec 16 13:55:00 GMT 2004

On Thu, 16 Dec 2004, Josef Dalcolmo wrote:

> Hello,
> the default font size within the xterm, that comes up on the default installation of Cygwin is tiny. I would generally prefer a larger size. How do I increase the font size? (there is no XF86Config file any more).

select another font

xterm -fn 7x13 or xterm -fn 12x24

fontnames can be listed with xlsfonts

or xterm -fa "Courier" -fs 12

fontnames can be listed with fs-list

adding -dpi 100 to the XWin commandline may help too (and installing the xorg-x11-f100 package)

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