configuring firefox/thunderbird fonts?

Jelle de Jong jelledejong at
Thu Aug 30 09:29:00 UTC 2007

Kristian Rink wrote:
> Folks;
> dealing with both GNOME and XFCE, I recently used to have an issue
> regarding system font size in firefox/thunderbird in GNOME, which, then
> again, "suddenly just disappeared" (have no clue how...). However, I
> don't want to use GNOME everyday, prefer XFCE but it's not really
> enjoyable at the moment: Using Firefox and Thunderbird, I see that
> generally my fonts there are, way larger than those in every other GTK /
> XFCE application. So far, I haven't yet found a reliable, permanent way
> of fixing this, even my userChrome.css seems to be completely ignored...
> Errm... Help / hints / ideas, anyone? :/
> Thanks in advance and bye,
> Kristian

See the attachment,

I have this problem on the middle of my priority list for gutsy fixes,
because I have this problem also on gusty and the fix is easy, but hard
to find.

Best regards,

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