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Catchpole
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Change font in console / terminal [SOLVED]

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How do I change the font in the terminal?
I would like to use Inconsolata which I've downloaded but I don't know how to make it default in the terminal.
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Re: Change font in console / terminal

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Open the terminal, right click anywhere in the window and a context menu should open. Hover over the 'profiles' entry and click on the now visible 'profile preferences' entry. The option for font should be in the newly opened window.

Hope this helps.
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Re: Change font in console / terminal

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OK thanks,

Got it working now.
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Re: Change font in console / terminal

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Not sure which desktop you arer using Cinnamon or Mate ?? or which "terminal".
There are many terminals, xterm, aterm,konsole etc.

However this post may help you:

http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.p ... 8&t=151758

If not, just post the dekstop and terminal you are using.
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Re: Change font in console / terminal

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Hi hal8000,

I'm using the Mate desktop so I'll have to put that into the description at the bottom of my posts.
When I open a terminal its called "Terminal" so I think that must be the official title. (Please correct me if I'm wrong)

I believe there are different types of "terminals / consoles" within the same desktop so I'll have to do a little more reading!

The problem is solved now thanks to "WinterTroubles".

I'll now mark it as solved.
Desktop Computer:
Motherboard = Gigabyte GA-H61M-USB3V
CPU = Intel i3-3240 3.4GHz
Monitor = BENQ BL2411PT rev 00-012-AL
Mint 20.1 Ulyssa "Mate desktop" (64bit)
Memory = 12GB
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