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This is how gitk - which is based on TK/wish - looks on my fresh 11.04 installation:

Are there any better fonts that TK/wish can use by default?

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up vote 3 down vote accepted

You can install tk8.5 and then update wish alternative:

$ sudo apt-get install tk8.5
$ sudo update-alternatives --config wish

Be sure to select /usr/bin/wish8.5.

That should do it.

Good luck

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Perfect, thanks! – Yuval A Oct 2 '11 at 7:42

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