[CentOS] Set font and size in xterm

Fri Jan 7 21:23:40 UTC 2011
Keith Roberts <keith at karsites.net>

On Fri, 7 Jan 2011, James B. Byrne wrote:

> To: centos at centos.org
> From: James B. Byrne <byrnejb at harte-lyne.ca>
> Subject: [CentOS] Set font and size in xterm
> I have a situation where gnome console does not handle vt102 escape
> sequences properly and therefor need to employ xterm instead.  When
> I run xterm from a gnome terminal window I am presented with an
> extremely small terminal window employing an almost unreadably small
> font.

Have you tried using konsole from KDE desktop packages?

kdebase-3.5.4-21.el5.centos.1.i386 : K Desktop Environment 
- core files
Repo        : updates
Matched from:
Filename    : /usr/bin/konsole

That works well under most linux desktops.



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