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I've noticed that the fonts that the default font on emacs is a lot smoother and easier on the eye than the font inside the terminal.

Although they are both supposedly monospace 12 fonts, I was wondering if could somehow make the terminal font similar to the one used by emacs by default.


  • using gnome-terminal with bash
  • Fedora 18 with Gnome3

Emacs: enter image description here

Terminal: enter image description here

Screen shots from May give you a better idea of what I'm saying. Only I'm not on a Mac.

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Screenshots or it didn't happen. – Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Jun 16 '13 at 20:20
Haha, Added as per request. Not sure if it's as visible here as it is on my screen though. :P – ffledgling Jun 16 '13 at 23:21

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