The new text added at the right end of the Statusbar "Total Length" and its value are not affected by the Fontsize parameter in Edit|Application Prefencences|Appearance (tab). The fontsize of all the other text in the Statusbar is changed but not this new addition which stays at default size.
I am leaving priority on 5 because I'm not sure which way to go for reducing priority...
I am using Debian GNU/Linux version 7.0
The package I downloaded was named "librecad_2.0.0-beta2+nolibs-1_i386.deb"
but Help|About in librecad tells me:
SCM Revision: 2.0.0beta1
Compiled on: Feb 25 2013.