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asked 2014-10-06 21:50:24 +0000

zwarag gravatar image

updated 2014-10-13 07:49:15 +0000

Michael gravatar image

Why does i3 itself and the terminal (terminator) look so strange and is there a way to fix it?

I only installed ttf-mac-fonts yet and could add some more if necessary.

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answered 2014-10-06 22:36:00 +0000

Have you set a font in your ~/.i3/config ? my configuration file for example is:

font pango:DejaVu 11

It requires ttf-dejavu of course ;)

But this will only set's a font for window headings and i3bar

If you are searching for a fancy looking window manager you should look out for something else. Maby Ubuntu.

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answered 2014-10-13 07:50:22 +0000

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Desktop environments sometimes by default set font settings such as antialiasing. Since you’re using Arch Linux, see

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