Fonts in Gnome are too small

Asked by wired4u

Since I have upgraded to feisty the fonts in gnome and many other
applications are very small. I have tried increasing the text size and
tried different fonts from the fonts menu but it end up looking like
wrong as seen in the screen shot. Other
applications like firefox the font is fine. I am sure the nvidia drivers
are correctly installed because all the effect in feisty work fine.

I have posted this issue in several other forms already so I believe I have most of the needed info available in the 1st post :}

dpkg -l nvidia-\* | grep ii

evilleet@box:~$ dpkg -l nvidia-\* | grep ii
ii nvidia-glx 1.0.9631+ NVIDIA binary XFree86 4.x/X.O rg driver
ii nvidia-kernel-common 20051028+1ubuntu7 NVIDIA binary kernel module common files

You can view my xorg.cong by going to
You can view myXorg.0.log by going to

I currently have my box hooked up to 1366 x 768 32 in hdtv via a hdmi
to dvi plug. You can see the exact tv specs at

Thanks for any assistance you can give me with this issue!

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Dennis Dirdjaja (dcd-ditsch) said :


the font size you are searching should be controlled by the first line in the font settings, I guess it is called »Fonts in applications« as I use a german Ubuntu where it is »Schrift in Anwendungen«.

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