[Question] Xterm and its font
Pascal Diogo Antunes
pascal at diogoantunes.org
Wed Mar 20 05:43:25 EDT 2013
On Wed, 20 Mar 2013 19:37:01 +1100
James Cameron <quozl at laptop.org> wrote:
> I agree, the default xterm font is unreadable.
> The font of the console is specified in the kernel configuration as SUN12x22
> However, I do not use bitmap fonts on xterm on XO, but I use a
> FreeType font.
> This gives me 79 characters:
> xterm -fa "Mono" -fs 9 +sb
> This gives me 80 characters:
> xterm -fa "Mono" -fs 8.7 +sb
> Tested on GNOME desktop on 13.1.0.
> On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 09:12:13AM +0100, Pascal Diogo Antunes wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Simple question:
> > On XO screen, the xterm default font isn't appropriate for a good reading.
> > So what's the font for the terminal when X server isn't running (on ctrl-alt+fx mode)? Or how can I do better than a font -misc-*-*-*-*-*-*-200-*-*-*-*-*-* (adobe, and b&h produce a visual not pretty)? What's your font default on xterm?
> > Thanks for help.
> > Libere,
> > Pascal Diogo Antunes.
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> James Cameron
SPLENDID! Much more beautiful that the console.
Pascal Diogo Antunes.
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