Re: can I change the font of default "xterm"?
yes. actually what I meant to ask was the fonts for the terminals when you
press alt+f1,f2 etc..
From: Kent West <email@example.com>
To: Marshal Kar-Cheung Wong <firstname.lastname@example.org>
CC: email@example.com, john smith <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Debian Users <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: can I change the font of default "xterm"?
Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2000 17:49:26 -0500
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Marshal Kar-Cheung Wong wrote:
> >>>>> "Kent" == Kent West <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> >> > > I'd like to know if I can change the font of xterm. xterm
> >> is the default >pty > > terminal on the initial boot right? or
> >> am I mistaken? I would like to >use my > > ttf font for the
> >> default terminal (whichever it boots into before the >xdm > >
> >> login prompt) since I have configured xfstt font server
> >> properly.is this > > possible? > > > > Thanks.
> >> You use the term "xterm", which is a terminal for X, but you
> >> >console >terminal. Assuming you mean the console, and not an X
> >> terminal, you might >try >installing fonter, which is a
> >> "point"-and-click font selector thingie. >There are >other
> >> ways to do it, but that might get you started. > >
Then John wrote:
>> thanks. mind telling me the "other ways" that you have said
>> before?. I tried fontser but I don't like the way how it
>> handles things.
And Kent answered:
> > To be honest, I don't remember. I know that when I first started
> > out with Linux I found some text file somewhere that allowed me
> > to change the console fonts, but now in response to your
> > question I've done a little bit of looking around and don't see
> > what I remember seeing before, so it may be that things have
> > changed since then.
Then Marshal added:
> I believe that editing .Xresources will allow you to change the fonts
> of various Xclients. I know it does for emacs anyways. There was a
> thread earlier about changing fonts for netscape.
And Kent's reply:
I could be mistaken, but I believe the title of this thread is misleading.
John means the console font, not an xterm font.
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