[yocto] Changing terminal font in sato

Gary Thomas gary at mlbassoc.com
Thu Jun 8 05:11:51 PDT 2017

On 2017-06-08 14:05, Jussi Kukkonen wrote:
> On 1 June 2017 at 18:58, Gary Thomas <gary at mlbassoc.com <mailto:gary at mlbassoc.com>> wrote:
>  >
>  > How does one change the terminal font (size) used by matchbox-terminal
>  > in the sato desktop?  I tried the 'matchbox-appearance' app and it didn't
>  > have any affect, nor could I see a way to change the font.
> Hi, sorry for late answer,
> matchbox-terminal is a _very_ thin app based on VteTerminal widget: Modifying Vte font is a single API call but that is 
> not exposed in the app (as it has no configuration at all). In the short term your options are to use another more 
> serious terminal or send patches for mb-terminal...

OK, thanks.  Any recommendations for an alternative, other than
'xterm' (whose "main.c" has said "Warning!  there be dragons here!"
for more than 20 years :-)

Gary Thomas                 |  Consulting for the
MLB Associates              |    Embedded world

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