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Old 02-06-2008, 03:35 PM   #1
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An xterm like with cool mini-fonts (green color) ?


Hi,
Like in movies, the fbi have usually linux like machine. With great mini and small, readeable, fonts, it is shown cute xterm like ones.

You've got nice xterm in that way, in case you've got ? (which fonts download link)

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Old 02-07-2008, 05:56 AM   #2
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Assuming your "french" in "frenchn00b" literally means that you expect to use fonts supporting french accents, there isn't much of a choice with "cool" "tiny" fonts to be used as terminal fonts - most I know of are plain ASCII.

If ASCII is ok, check the "Artwiz" fonts, they might be your taste:

http://sourceforge.net/project/showf...group_id=95348

After that, just set -fg green -bg black or whatever your exact parameter setting for foreground and background color with you specific xterminal is.

All "monospace" fonts can be used; just check Google.
 
Old 02-07-2008, 12:33 PM   #3
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Assuming your "french" in "frenchn00b" literally means that you expect to use fonts supporting french accents, there isn't much of a choice with "cool" "tiny" fonts to be used as terminal fonts - most I know of are plain ASCII.

If ASCII is ok, check the "Artwiz" fonts, they might be your taste:

http://sourceforge.net/project/showf...group_id=95348

After that, just set -fg green -bg black or whatever your exact parameter setting for foreground and background color with you specific xterminal is.

All "monospace" fonts can be used; just check Google.
thanks, but I seldom write in french, and with all those accents , something to crazy with it learning french, isn't it?


those fonts are indeed really cool : http://dfn.dl.sourceforge.net/source...de-1.3.tar.bz2

thanks


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I am looking how to change it with xterm from cmd.

I found with its default
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Create the below as .Xdefaults and place it in the /root folder. You can change font size from 18 to anything (I use 16)

# File : .Xdefaults
xterm*font: -*-fixed-medium-r-*-*-18-*-*-*-*-*-iso8859-*
xterm*font1: -*-*-*-*-*-*-2-*-*-*-*-*-*-*
xterm*font2: -misc-fixed-*-r-normal-*-8-*-*-*-*-*-iso8859-*
xterm*font3: -b&h-lucidatypewriter-bold-*-*-*-12-*-*-*-*-*-*-*
xterm*font4: -*-screen-bold-r-normal-*-16-*-*-*-*-*-iso8859-*
xterm*font5: -*-lucidatypewriter-medium-*-*-*-18-*-*-*-*-*-*-*
xterm*font6: -*-lucidatypewriter-medium-*-*-*-20-*-*-*-*-*-*-*
xterm*font7: -dec-terminal-bold-r-normal-*-14-*-*-*-*-*-iso8859-*

XTerm*background: white
XTerm*foreground: black
XTerm*pointerColor: red
XTerm*pointerColorBackground: black
XTerm*cursorColor: navy
XTerm*internalBorder: 3
XTerm*loginShell: true
XTerm*scrollBar: false
XTerm*scrollKey: true
XTerm*saveLines: 1000
XTerm*multiClickTime: 250

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Old 02-07-2008, 02:42 PM   #4
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(I'm german and at least french has no upper and lower case-switching orthography...

The command line switch for font stuff with orginal xterm is .. well it depends:

[-fb fontname] [-/+fbb] [-/+fbx] [-fd pattern] [-fg color] [-fi fontname] [-fn fontname] [-fs size] [-fw fontname] [-fwb fontname] [-fx fontname]

(xterm --help and xterm -help)

xterm -fn is what you need first and if you use Truetype Fonts, use xterm -fa terminus (for example).
 
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(I'm german and at least french has no upper and lower case-switching orthography...
what would you mean : those ?
 
Old 02-08-2008, 06:19 AM   #6
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No, that's just our version of tiny dots above letters. We write "" instead of your "eu" like in "beuf"... It's the same encoding though, french, spanisch n with a ~ and german is all in iso-8859-1 (what many of the "cool" terminal fonts just don't support...not to mention russian or greek or chinese or right-to-left written languages like arabic..)

German writes Nouns and everything treated as a Noun with a beginning capital Letter, while Verbs and Pronouns and Stuff like that stay lowercase which is something rather annoying to learn even for Germans.
 
Old 02-08-2008, 10:46 AM   #7
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No, that's just our version of tiny dots above letters. We write "" instead of your "eu" like in "beuf"... It's the same encoding though, french, spanisch n with a ~ and german is all in iso-8859-1 (what many of the "cool" terminal fonts just don't support...not to mention russian or greek or chinese or right-to-left written languages like arabic..)

German writes Nouns and everything treated as a Noun with a beginning capital Letter, while Verbs and Pronouns and Stuff like that stay lowercase which is something rather annoying to learn even for Germans.
You even forgot about polish... have you ever seen the keyboard ?
and even do you know there is a second keyboard in parallel kind of. One press altgr and you get all other kind of chars... example l with a bar through it. Not far from where you live
I got those troubles with chars when installing and using the http://toxygen.net/ydpdict/ program for linux, that hack the windows dictionary cd program to make it available for linux. I cant recall what kind of trick I used with the fonts to let it installed.


And that is pretty difficult:
der die das die
den die das die
dem des dem den
des der des der
if I am right
I faehre eine groesser Fahrzeug. no idea what is correct.
 
Old 02-08-2008, 03:24 PM   #8
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I unpacked the http://dfn.dl.sourceforge.net/source...de-1.3.tar.bz2
into ~/.fonts

btw what would you recommand to get something cute ?
 
Old 02-09-2008, 07:07 AM   #9
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Uhm.. a fluffy kitten?

What do you mean by "getting something cute" exactly?

Don't forget "fc-cache -f -v" after putting new fonts into .fonts.
 
  


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