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Re: xterm fonts - problem solved and able to replicate



Deboo ^ <knowledgeful@gmail.com>:
>  On 5/24/07, Thomas Dickey <dickey@saltmine.radix.net> wrote:
> > Deboo ^ <knowledgeful@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > I was trying some bigger fonts to use with xterm but adding them and
> > > then starting xterm would make xterm size very large, more than the
> > > screen size. So I edited .Xresources and added a xterm*geometry option
> > > to a reasonable geometry size.
> >
> > http://invisible-island.net/xterm/xterm.faq.html#tiny_menus
> 
>  I read thru the FAQ and did try many things to make xterm fonts
>  at least as large as the terminus font on the console  but whichever
>  font I try it's not really good for the eyes and also not similar
>  height like the terminus on console.

Try playing around with xfontsel (it's in xbase-clients), a
pointy-clicky interface to fonts.  BTW, for consoles like xterm, you
don't want "p" in the "spc" column.  Only "c" or "m" there will do.


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