Re: Font for PC graphics characters
On Mon, 08 May 2006 21:39:46 +0200, Almut Behrens wrote:
>> >> which font is capable of showing the PC graphics characters (ie ascii art)?
>> But still I am unable to view those PC graphics characters/symbols.
> The package xfonts-dosemu might be what you want (if I'm understanding
> you correctly). It contains the following fonts:
> vga -dosemu-vga-medium-r-normal--17-160-75-75-p-80-ibm-cp437
Thanks Almut. That works.
Q1. How can I make the installed font immediately available, without
restarting the x session?
$ sudo debfoster xfonts-dosemu
Unpacking xfonts-dosemu (from .../xfonts-dosemu_1.2.1-3_all.deb) ...
Setting up xfonts-dosemu (1.2.1-3) ...
$ xlsfonts | grep vga
empty, no found.
I'm currently managing my fonts via defoma, without xfs.
Q2: Is it possible to use those xfonts-dosemu fonts in my broswer?
if yes, how?
Q3: is there any tool that can translate those PC graphics
characters/symbols to utf8 symbols so that they can be displayed properly
- I saw that it have those PC graphics characters/symbols, but not within
the ascii range.
- the fonts from xfonts-dosemu are too big, even the smallest ones.