In article <g2sfb1...@mid.individual.net
Jens Schweikhardt <use...@schweikhardt.net
>In comp.windows.x Kenny McCormack <gaz...@shell.xmission.com
># I have the need to open an xterm with a really big font. I am currently
># using "terminus-32", which is the largest font I could find, but I would
># like something bigger if possible.
># Can anyone recommend a bigger font? Where would I find it?
># Also, is there any way to construct (myself) a bigger font?
>Is using a rendered font an option? You can use them at any size.
>To see which fonts are available,
> $ fc-list :scalable=true:spacing=mono: family
> $ xterm -fa "Monaco:size=48"
Bingo! I think my problem is solved.
$ fc-list :scalable=true:spacing=mono: family
Droid Sans Mono
DejaVu Sans Mono
(Should there be more than just these 4? Do I need to apt-get something?)
The following command line solves my problem:
$ xterm -fa DroidSansMono:size=32
Kudos for knowing how to spell that word. The common modern spelling is
the same as that of a member of the violin family.
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