When working on the terminal, you require a comfortable font size and style for your eyes. From Ubuntu graphical interface you can easily change the terminal font size. You may increase or decrease the terminal font size based on your satisfaction.
In this guide, we learn how to change terminal font size in Ubuntu 22.04.
Change Terminal Font Size in Ubuntu
The terminal default font size is 12 and uses Ubuntu Mono style. Ubuntu 22.04 comes with the default GNOME 42.0 desktop environment.
You can follow the following steps to change the ubuntu terminal font and size.
Step 1: Open the terminal
To open a new terminal window type CTRL+ALT+T from the keyboard or by going to the Applications menu and search for "terminal".
Step 2: Go to Terminal Preferences
On the terminal top bar click on three parallel lines and select Preferences
The alternative method to open terminal preference is from the context menu by right-clicking anywhere inside the terminal.
Step 3: Enable Custom font
On the Preferences window choose the "Unnamed" profile to edit the Font settings and then in the Text tab enable Custom font by ticking the check box.
Step 4: Change Terminal Font Size
Click on the button showing the font type and size. By default, the button has Monospace with size 20.
This opens a window that allows you to choose the font name and size.
You can select your preferred font name and increase or decrease the font size. Then click on the Select button to set the selected font. You can close the Preferences window and you can see the font size enabled on the terminal.
You can see that my current font is Noto Mono and font size 14.
To go back to the default terminal font size, just simply uncheck the Custom font box.
In this guide, we learned how to change the ubuntu terminal font.
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