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Re: Looking for new fixed font for Emacs


From: Henrik Enberg
Subject: Re: Looking for new fixed font for Emacs
Date: Sun, 11 Jul 2004 12:23:19 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1006 (Gnus v5.10.6) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Torsten Bronger <address@hidden> writes:

> Henrik Enberg <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> Torsten Bronger <address@hidden> writes:
>>

[...]

>>> which I like very much, but with my new screen resolution I need a
>>> bigger one.  12x24 looks silly in my opinion.  I'd prefer something
>>> that has the typical fixed pitch look of 10x20.pcf.  Any
>>> suggestions?
>>
>> terminus has large sizes and is attractive.
>>
>> <http://www.is-vn.bg/hamster/jimmy-en.html>
>
> This looks promising, so I installed it.  In
> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc/, I've had so far my old font (well, I
> *think* that this is what's loaded by the above Elisp command):

[...]

> fonts.dir is updated, and the X server restarted.  But what to put
> in .emacs? For example, (set-default-font "ter-114n") doesn't work.

You can use the xfontsel program to find out proper X11 names for
fonts.  "xfontsel -print" will probably save you some typing.


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