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[Bug 1860251] [NEW] Ubuntu Mono is too small


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EDIT: I don't believe this is as strongly related to px sizes or hidpi
as I first suggested, but a more general issue.

Many applications expect the user to configure font sizes in px units.
For example, PyCharm, VSCode. In a hidpi screen (3000x2000) using 2x
scaling factor, Ubuntu Mono looks considerably smaller than other
popular monospaced fonts at the same px size. This is not only a problem
of setting a different pixel size when one wants to use Ubuntu Mono but
a much worse issue: complex applications often use heuristics to set
font sizes of different elements of the GUI according to the base size
set for the main font and having to scale Ubuntu Mono to px sizes larger
than the usual ones distorts the size of other GUI elements to the point
of ugliness or even unusability.

For example: https://github.com/microsoft/vscode/issues/88916, but I
have many similar problems with PyCharm also.

** Affects: fonts-ubuntu (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: Confirmed

Ubuntu Mono is too small
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