Richard Li wrote:
This morning I decided to experiment with the fonts on my FC2 laptop.
few minutes later, Thunderbird, Firefox, and my desktop look immensely
better by simply switching to Bitstream Vera. Now, I don't want to start
a which-font-looks-better-war, but the default of the generic "Sans" and
"Sans Serif" fonts are pretty terrible and I think that there is no
question that the defaults could be changed to something better.
I had to change the default fonts in three places:
o Preferences/Fonts in GNOME
Is it possible to change the defaults for these apps?
Honestly, I don't care, as long as it isn't Sans and Sans
AFAIK, I believe the Luxi-* fonts were chosen as defaults for Sans,
Serif, etc... (see /etc/fonts/fonts.conf details regarding font
defaults) mostly because of Bitstream Vera's lack of support for