XTerm font is very small. How can I set it larger?
If you don't already have one, create a file in your home directory named
From here, you can either restart X or run
If you run
From messing with /etc/X11/app-defaults/XTerm file and man page for Xterm I found two methods. Method 1 , simpler method but not permanent: hold Ctrl key and right click button. This should bring up a menu for VT fonts, which stays on only as long as you hold right click key. You should see 7 choices, the largest being huge, which is what i'm using because my vision isn't exactly good.
Source: xterm(1) man page, part VT Fonts, which states " The fontMenu pops up when when the “control” key and pointer button three are pressed in a window. "
Method 2, permanent: look through /etc/X11/app-defaults/XTerm, find what sizes lines such as *VT100.font1: , choose one, and write somewhere
About my system: I'm running Ubuntu 13.10
you can also simply test them with :
after sel with xfontsel