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Joined: Oct 26 2017
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Has any one found a way to enlarge the font in terminal? I am running Devuan and the font is so small in terminal That I cannot make out unless I use a magnifying glass.

dinga

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Joined: Nov 08 2017
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Hi Dinga.

I just had a look at that on my machine here. This is a fairly current Ubuntu version, and I have no idea if the terminal emulator on yours would be same one, but it is worth a try.

With mine, you can zoom with the key combination

Ctrl and + for bigger, and

Ctrl and - for smaller.

Ctrl and 0 (zero) sets the zoom factor back to default.

If that doesn't work, you could look in the settings menu for a list of keyboard shortcuts (that is where I found those combinations....) and see what, if anything, is set there.

It probably wont remember whatever zoom factor you last used, I think. You'll have to try that out. Mine allows you to save a user profile, but I couldn't see anything in there that I could recognise as affecting the size of the text

Hope that helps.
Mick

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That is what I use for the main screen font size but it does not work in terminal. I checked in the settings menu for keyboard shortcuts but found no help there. I could not find anything in my Linux Bible either. Thanks for trying.

dinga

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Joined: Nov 08 2017
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Ok. Hope you find a solution.