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Re: linux libertine mono in mintty ?
- From: Dave Laub <laubster at laubster dot org>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2015 11:23:02 -0600
- Subject: Re: linux libertine mono in mintty ?
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On Mon, 28 Sep 2015 08:53:17 +0200, Thomas Wolff <email@example.com> wrote:
> Am 27.09.2015 um 19:29 schrieb J.D. Laub:
>> In windows7 I've installed the Linux Libertine Mono O Mono font, and
>> it for putty. Wanting to use the same in cygwin, I've installed the
>> linux-libertine-fonts, xorg-server, & xfs, but I can't get latest
>> offer it as a font, from either the console or X. (It does offer
>> Liberation Mono.) Suggestions on things I can try besides the reboot
>> already done?
> Mintty is not an X windows program. To make fonts available for mintty,
> you have to install them with Windows, not X11 (I'll add a note to the
> Tips wiki page).
> Even if you do that, Linux Libertine Mono is not listed in the mintty
> font menu. The reason for that is probably that the font file is missing
> an explicit flag to identify it as a monospace font. I suggest to file a
> bug with Linux Libertine about that.
> You can still use it, though, with this invocation:
> mintty -o Font="Linux Libertine Mono"
Thank you very much. I bumped
https://sourceforge.net/p/linuxlibertine/bugs/229/ , but in the meantime,
the "-o Font" force works.
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