debian8 is a standard user on my OS (Debian8+LXDE). I follow below steps to change the font on LXterminal.

  1. Launch LXterminal after logging in as debian8.

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  2. Click Edit > Preferences.

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  3. The default font size is 10 px, which is small.

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  4. I change the font size to 14 px.

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  5. Click OK to apply the changes.

Unfortunately, when the computer is restarted, the font size for user debian8 reverts to 10px regardless of the font size chosen before restart.

Why is that so?

Is there a script which can be saved on /home/debian8/.bashrc to set font size for user debian8?


check ~/.config/lxterminal/lxterminal.conf You can save the right config and overwrite at every boot. But it's better to find out what is overwriting constantly your config files.

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debian8@hwy:~$ sudo find  /  -name  'lxterminal.conf'

To open every file to get the configure.

sudo cat /home/debian8/.config/lxterminal/lxterminal.conf

Nothing in ,it's blank.

sudo cat /usr/share/lxterminal/lxterminal.conf
fontname=Monospace 10

sudo vim /usr/share/lxterminal/lxterminal.conf
fontname=Monospace 14

:wq and logout and login in again,problem vanish.

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