How to change your fonts in web browsers for Linux

These pages explain step-by-step how to change the default fonts you see when you look at pages in web browsers running on Linux systems. (If you want instructions for a different operating system, choose a different setup.)

If you are not certain which version of your web browser you are using, take a look at the guide: How can I check which web browser version I am using?

How do I check which version of my web browser I am using in Linux?

Firefox

Open Firefox.

Click on 'Help' in the menu bar or press Alt + H.

In the drop-down menu, click on 'About Mozilla Firefox' or press A to open the window shown in Fig 1.

Fig 1'About Mozilla Firefox' window

Konqueror

Open Konqueror.

Click on 'Help' in the menu bar or press Alt + H.

In the drop-down menu, click on 'About Konqueror', or press the down arrow to highlight 'About Konqueror' and then press Enter, to open the window shown in Fig 2.

Fig 2'About Konqueror' window

Opera

Open Opera.

Click on 'Help' in the menu bar or press Alt + H.

In the drop-down menu, click on 'About Opera', or press the down arrow to highlight 'About Opera' and then press Enter.

Note: In Opera 10.5 and later, if the menu bar is not visible you will need to select the 'Help' menu by clicking on the Opera logo (the big red 'O' at the top-left of the browser) and choosing 'Help' from the drop-down menu that appears.

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