Ugly fonts in Google Chrome (Linux)?

Got a very nice tip to change the default fonts in Chrome for Linux

Views, rants and introspective thoughts

I was almost about to change the Linux distribution installed on my notebook, simply because of the ugly fonts Google Chrome was rendering. No matter how I changed its font settings, Chrome would still default to an ugly- and flimsy-looking font.

If you are having the same problems, simply go to ~/.config/google-chrome/Default/User StyleSheets and edit Custom.css using your favorite editor. Add this line:


Save the file! Of course, you can replace “FreeSans” with whatever font you prefer. The only drawback with this method is that Chrome will always use the font you specified to render practically everything in the websites you visit (not that bad, if you ask me).

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