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Re: TERM & font in GNOME terminal

Matt Porter wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 04, 1999 at 04:24:50PM +0100, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> >
> > What is the best combination of the TERM env variable and the font in the
> > GNOME terminal for ncurses and similar apps to look like in console?
> >
> > My best guess so far is TERM=color_xterm, but this lacks the graphical symbols
> > (at least with the lucida typewriter font). TERM=linux gives nonsensical chars
> > instead of the symbols.
> Although I don't use gnome-terminal, the problem is all in the font.  At
> work, 90% of our installs of Debian/PowerPC are on serial console so having
> it look/feel like the Linux console is important to me.  I just use the
> "linux8x16" font with contains the IBM OEM lineart characters instead of the
> standard ISO8859 character set.  It's kind of cool when all the
> ncurses/slang-newt apps look identical in color/line drawing when run on
> VGA or serial console...sercon is just a lot slower. :)


I don't seem to have that font, where can I get it?



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