[PD] how to change font?

IOhannes m zmölnig zmoelnig at iem.at
Wed Apr 29 17:57:59 CEST 2020

On 4/29/20 1:10 PM, mick mengucci wrote:
> Hello,
> I have problem with the font of my Pd. I have installed Pd 0.50.2 and the
> font it is using is Courier 10 instead of Deja Vu Sans Mono. So I get this:
> *WARNING: Font family 'DejaVuSansMono.ttf' not found, using default
> (Courier 10 Pitch)*
> Not a big deal but I would like to understand why and how to have it right.
> I teach so I would like my students to see I use the same font as them ;)
> The funny thing is that I had this problem, I deleted all directories I
> could find about Pd, did:
> *sudo apt-get --purge remove puredata*
> *sudo apt-get autoremove*
> *sudo apt-get --purge remove puredata-core* (because with *dpkg list* and
> it was still there*)*
> Then I reinstalled this version of Pd, compiled from here
> http://msp.ucsd.edu/Software/pd-0.50-2.src.tar.gz 

any reason why you don't use the Debian package of Pd-0.50-2?
if you are using Debian/buster, there are backports [1] available.

and make sure to have the 'fonts-dejavu' package installed.


[1] https://backports.debian.org/

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