I am running Debian live XFCE, and I cannot seem to determine the font used by the Terminal.

I went to Edit, Preferences, Appearance and it just says "Monospace Regular".

Then I did cat /etc/default/console-setup and it just says FONTFACE="Fixed".

Can I somehow get the actual, proper font name, or alternatively the path to the font file being used?

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    What terminal are you using? Why would /etc/default/console-setup be relevant? Isn't that about the console (as opposed to the GUI terminal emulators) font?
    – terdon
    Dec 13, 2018 at 9:07
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    It's relevant because the questioner is running Debian. unix.stackexchange.com/a/326804/5132
    – JdeBP
    Dec 13, 2018 at 11:58
  • @JdeBP ah, thanks I didn't know that.
    – terdon
    Dec 13, 2018 at 12:45


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