default font select

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Mon Mar 31 12:11:30 PDT 2008

doug <doug at> writes:

> I am running xorg-6.9.0 and FreeBSD 6.1-STABLE. I seem to have broken
> the ability to select the font size in xterm via ctrl-right-click. The
> menu I now get:
>    VT Fonts (no-apps defaults)
>    font1
>    font2
>    font3
>    font4
>    font5
>    font6
>    fontescape
>    fontsel
>      :
> rather than the "normal" default. So far I can not find a difference
> between a working and a nonworking install. Thanks for any
> suggestions. I think I must have deleted a resource file. If so
> however, it is not owned by my userid
> Thanks for any pointers.

That's typically set through X resources.  
I thought there were defaults compiled in.
You can set your own values with xrdb (usually done with a login script).

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