Ugly fonts fedora 23 with gnome

I am using idea 16 on fedora 23 with Gnome, java version 
java version "1.8.0_102"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_102-b14)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.102-b14, mixed mode)
in default IntelliJ theme fonts looks really ugly can someone help me to fix this.


I posted something similar just recently.

DejaVu Sans Mono point size 14 looks a bit better.

I think the font size makes as much a difference as the font itself.

The default font certainly does feel off, whereas the font used in Visual Studio Code or Atom doesn't.

  // Controls the font size in pixels.
  "editor.fontSize": 14,

  // Controls the font family.
  "editor.fontFamily": "'Droid Sans Mono', 'Courier New', monospace, 'Droid Sans Fallback'",

Switching to JetBrains Runtime may provide better rendering:


FIXED !!!!!!
1. Download latest idea.
2. Copy jre directory from downloaded latest version to your existing idea directory.
3. Set IDEA_JDK in your .bash_profile (or .bashrc for example export IDEA_JDK=/home/username/idea-IU-(version), export PATH=$IDEA_JDK:$PATH)
4. Download and install Fira Code fonts (Fira Code Retina).



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