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Old 05-07-2014, 01:48 PM   #1
Xeratul
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Most readable Computer Font for Xterm?


Hi Guys,

I have tried for xterm the following fonts (into .fonts)
256BYTES.ttf
Bitwise.ttf
CHECKBK0.ttf

After fc-list, you can add it to xterm:
xterm -fa "XXX" -fs 10 -bg black -fg green

But however they do not look very much readable.
Btw what about the one amiga pro (attached)?

Which computer font would you advice with xterm?

thanks and xterm rocks
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Old 05-07-2014, 02:50 PM   #2
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It may be that your terminal is set wrong for width and height.

I always liked the green on black.
 
Old 05-07-2014, 03:59 PM   #3
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why .ttf in a terminal?
i'd use terminus.

edit: screenshot

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Old 05-08-2014, 10:34 AM   #4
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I use DejaVu Mono: it's the most legible font I know.
 
Old 05-08-2014, 10:50 AM   #5
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I use DejaVu Mono: it's the most legible font I know.
I use that too. Monospace fonts are the most readable in terminals.
 
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Old 05-08-2014, 11:24 AM   #6
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Adobe Source Code Pro. With Inconsolata a close second.
 
Old 05-08-2014, 12:01 PM   #7
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Adobe Source Code Pro. With Inconsolata a close second.
Hi Guys,

Please could you update your post with a quick-n-dirty screenshot to see how it might look.

I pine and I am looking forward. Thank you in advance.
 
Old 05-09-2014, 10:55 AM   #8
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You should have the DejaVu fonts installed in Debian, but you can see them here
http://dejavu-fonts.org/wiki/Main_Page
Wikipedia shows the fonts that have been mentioned, too.
 
Old 05-09-2014, 10:59 AM   #9
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Terminus or Liberation Mono.
 
Old 05-09-2014, 02:00 PM   #10
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the whole droid family has been my favorite recently - including monospace.
 
Old 05-11-2014, 04:43 AM   #11
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What about this one in attachment ??

It looks quite futuristic.
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