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Xubuntu 12.10, icon text is in bold. I want it regular and not bold. Where can I change this? I can't see desktop font options in any settings.

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If you are using the default theme in Xubuntu 12.10 called "Greybird"...
You should try to edit the gtkrc file into the themes directory.

  1. Go to the terminal and type: sudo leafpad /usr/share/themes/Greybird/gtk-2.0/gtkrc
  2. Find the section (style "xfdesktop-icon-view") and change font_name="bold" for font_name="regular"

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Save the file, logout and loging to see the changes..

If you are not using the Greybird theme.. try to edit the correct file for your current theme.

Hope will be useful!


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It worked! Thanks! – nLinked Nov 29 '12 at 17:17

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