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How to create aliases for fonts in X Windows

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Common font aliases are fixed, and variable

  1. edit the fonts.alias file located in one of the following directories, depending on your software distribution, and install location
  1. add or edit the following format
''[font alias name] [full font name]''
fixed        -misc-fixed-medium-r-semicondensed--13-120-75-75-c-60-iso8859-1
variable     -*-helvetica-bold-r-normal-*-*-120-*-*-*-*-iso8859-1

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