Desktop font keep changing from time to time

Bug #1769398 reported by Henry Folorunsho on 2018-05-05
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
unity (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

gnome tweak tool font changing does not stick. it change from time to time. it goes bigger and smaller
Am using ubuntu 16.04 with cairo dock

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: unity 7.4.5+16.04.20180221-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-122.146-generic 4.4.117
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-122-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: wl

ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.16
Architecture: amd64
CompizPlugins: [core,composite,opengl,compiztoolbox,decor,vpswitch,snap,mousepoll,resize,place,move,wall,grid,regex,imgpng,session,gnomecompat,animation,fade,staticswitcher,workarounds,scale,expo,ezoom,dbus]
CompositorRunning: compiz
CompositorUnredirectDriverBlacklist: '(nouveau|Intel).*Mesa 8.0'
CompositorUnredirectFSW: true
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Sat May 5 20:47:12 2018
DistUpgraded: Fresh install
DistroCodename: xenial
DistroVariant: ubuntu

     active_plugins = [core,composite,opengl,compiztoolbox,decor,vpswitch,snap,mousepoll,resize,place,move,wall,grid,regex,imgpng,session,gnomecompat,animation,fade,staticswitcher,workarounds,scale,expo,ezoom,dbus]
 Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:2a42] (rev 07) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
   Subsystem: Dell Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller [1028:0233]
   Subsystem: Dell Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller [1028:0233]
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-07-02 (672 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20160420.1)
MachineType: Dell Inc. Latitude E6400
 Socket 0:
   no product info available
 Socket 0:
   no card
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-4.4.0-122-generic root=UUID=443b288d-cccd-4fef-9fd8-90c64adeb94c ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
SourcePackage: unity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install) 10/30/2009
dmi.bios.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.bios.version: A19 0W620R
dmi.board.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.chassis.type: 8
dmi.chassis.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnDellInc.:bvrA19:bd10/30/2009:svnDellInc.:pnLatitudeE6400:pvr:rvnDellInc.:rn0W620R:rvr:cvnDellInc.:ct8:cvr: Latitude E6400
dmi.sys.vendor: Dell Inc.
version.compiz: compiz 1:
version.ia32-libs: ia32-libs N/A
version.libdrm2: libdrm2 2.4.83-1~16.04.1
version.libgl1-mesa-dri: libgl1-mesa-dri 17.2.8-0ubuntu0~16.04.1
version.libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental: libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental N/A
version.libgl1-mesa-glx: libgl1-mesa-glx 17.2.8-0ubuntu0~16.04.1
version.xserver-xorg-core: xserver-xorg-core 2:1.18.4-0ubuntu0.7
version.xserver-xorg-input-evdev: xserver-xorg-input-evdev 1:2.10.1-1ubuntu2
version.xserver-xorg-video-ati: xserver-xorg-video-ati 1:7.7.0-1
version.xserver-xorg-video-intel: xserver-xorg-video-intel 2:2.99.917+git20160325-1ubuntu1.2
version.xserver-xorg-video-nouveau: xserver-xorg-video-nouveau 1:1.0.12-1build2
xserver.bootTime: Thu Feb 11 17:28:40 2016
xserver.configfile: default

xserver.logfile: /var/log/Xorg.0.log
 product id 21316
 vendor AUO
xserver.version: 2:1.18.4-0ubuntu0.7

Henry Folorunsho (henryxav) wrote :
Henry Folorunsho (henryxav) wrote :

Am using ubuntu 16.04 with cairo dock
having problems with gnome tweak tool font not sticking to the set font i want it keeps going bigger and smaller from time to time

text on web browse and text on nautilus keeps changing please kindly assist in fixing this problem

Henry Folorunsho (henryxav) wrote :

Hi i reported a bug last week about fonts in ubuntu 16.04 not sticking, after changing settings in tweak tool. the fonts keeps changing every 10-20 mins while working on the laptop i dont know why
please kindly assist in fixing this problems.

I have the bug description above

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