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Re: linux libertine mono in mintty ?

On Mon, 28 Sep 2015 08:53:17 +0200, Thomas Wolff <> 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
>> latest
>> linux-libertine-fonts, xorg-server, & xfs, but I can't get latest
>> to
>> 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
>> I've
>> 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 , but in the meantime,
the "-o Font" force works.

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