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  1. #1

    Firefox font size has gone weird

    Hi all,

    My Firefox font sizes have suddenly gone all weird. The default size is messed up on various things such as Google and Facebook. Tinkering with one messes up the others.

    Apologies for the silly background - maybe one day I will grow up...

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    Anyone know why?

    Firefox > Edit > Preferences > Font > Font size is set to Serif 16pt. My GNOME settings are at 96dpi, application font 8pt although I suspect that is immaterial.

    I've been tinkering with various GNOME settings though and I thought that might be the cause, hence the thread location.

  2. #2
    SuperMod (Back again) devils casper's Avatar
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    Jun 2006
    Chandigarh, India
    Hi and Welcome !

    Check if its problem with Firefox settings or its a Gnome problem. Close Firefox and rename .mozilla folder. Launch Firefox again.
    mv .mozilla .mozilla.bak
    It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
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  3. #3
    Linux Guru coopstah13's Avatar
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    Nov 2007
    NH, USA
    probably you zoomed out or zoomed in i'm guessing

    go to view -> zoom -> reset and see if that fixes it

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    May 2004
    arch linux
    Welcome to the forums!

    The only other thing that I can think of to suggest is that you look at fonts settings in about:config to see if something is wrong there.

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