[Fontconfig] Courier New overrides monospace

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Mon Jul 15 12:11:46 PDT 2013

On 13-07-15 02:59 PM, Trung Ngo wrote:
> Ngày 16/07/2013 01:54, Felix Miata viết:
>> On 2013-07-16 01:27 (GMT-0700) Trung Ngo composed:
>>> How about putting Liberation Mono right before Courier New so that at
>>> least it has a chance to match?
>> How many systems are you talking about? Why not just put a list
>> rearranged to your liking in 50-user.conf or 51-local.conf? Maybe add
>> Droid Sans Mono, which I put at the top of my lists.
> I'm not talking about myself and my system but many other non-english locale
> users (including my fellow Vietnamese) who have to suffer Courier New as the
> default monospace font.

Then uninstall the font.  If it's available and the only font that (fontconfig
thinks) has proper coverage for the language, it's going to be selected no
matter what you put in the config files.  And that's the right thing to do.


More information about the Fontconfig mailing list