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The application settings override the Xresources (or .Xresouces), You should look into /etc/X11/app-defaults/XTerm to change the fonts permanently. The SimpleMenumenuLabel.font is for the menu itself, the others look like *fontMenu*font2*Label: Tiny *VT100.font2: 5x7 or *VT100.utf8Fonts.font2: -misc-fixed-medium-r-normal--8-80-75-75-c-...


Run this: sudo apt-get install gnome-terminal This will install gnome-terminal.


Simply open any working terminal that you do have, and enter: sudo apt-get install gnome-terminal You should be good to go! You can also see this thread How to set custom keyboard shortcuts from terminal? as to how to set a custom key command, so that CTRL + ALT + t opens the terminal or program you choose, specifically, gnome-terminal. So, for ...

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