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Re: setup and mintty (was Re: New setup.exe release?)

On 25 May 2011 17:13, Ryan Johnson wrote:
> On 25/05/2011 11:54 AM, KHMan wrote:
>> On 5/25/2011 11:26 PM, Charles Wilson wrote:
>>> On 5/25/2011 1:17 AM, Andy Koppe wrote:
>>>> On 25 May 2011 05:32, Charles Wilson wrote:
>>>>>> Maybe when I get home I'll test out a few...
>>>>>> Consolas
>>>>>> Andale Mono
>>>>>> Courier New
>>>>>> Lucida Console
>>>>>> Vera Sans Mono (or DejaVu LGC Sans)
>>>>>> Droid Sans Mono
>>>>>> Inconsolata
>>>>>> ...
>>>>> FYI:
>>>> [snip snip]
>>>> Consolas on Windows 7 indeed is much improved.
>> Liberation Mono should get a mention too. It is hinted for the small font
>> sizes, great for those who prefer old-style crisp hinted glyphs. I use it on
>> mintty for Cygwin.
> How do you get mintty to see Liberation Mono? I downloaded the family from
> redhat, installed it on my w7-x64 machine, made sure it was set to 'show,'
> and started a fresh mintty, but it still can't find the font.

Works for me, on w7-x64. Make sure the font shows up in the Fonts
control panel and that it isn't hidden, i.e. not appearing greyed out.
There's a 'Show' button along the top of the panel in case it is.


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