Font preference tool allows you to specify
the default fonts for the desktop.
To start the
Font preference tool, choose Applications -> Desktop Preferences -> Font. The Font Preferences dialog contains the following options:
Click on this button to select a default font to use for the text that is displayed on the desktop, including the text displayed on the windows and dialogs associated with GNOME-compliant applications and applets.
If you use the
Theme preference tool
to select a theme that modifies the application font, the theme setting overrides
the font that you select using the
Click on this button to select a font to use for the text that is displayed on the desktop background only.
If you use large fonts, you may need to change the size of panes
in applications that use panes such as,
file manager and