Under KDE2, you can change the fonts in the Control Center under look &
feel. To really get a better look, you need to install true type fonts in
/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TrueType/ as these are the most scalable.
If you are running, X4.01 it will use these additional fonts. I installed
the Microsoft WIN fonts which are excellent and used by a lot of web
designers. You can view them at
There are a lot of free TT fonts available on the web for download. A
good source to go to is: http://themes.tucows.com/fonts.html
> I've just installed RedHat 7 and could not help but notice the God
> Aweful fonts under the desktop icons. I used to run Mandrake 7.1 and I
> considered downloading 7.2 but I find Mandrake is very KDE centered.
> But, how the heck do I change the icons fonts. They certainly did not
> look like this when I ran Mandrake.
> Anyhelp would be much appreciated.