How to display X fonts with a typographical font sample

Mon Mar 19 03:53:00 GMT 2012

leoslists wrote:
> I want to see the fonts which are installed on my X system. I tried  
> xlsfonts, but as a command line tool it only lists the *names* of the  
> fonts not a *font sample*.
> Hoe do I get a list of the fonts with some text written in that  
> particular font? is there an X program for this?

Now I can answer the question myself: %-)

xfd and xfontsel display font typefaces at least individually. Didn't 
find a way yet to display a list of fonts in the typeface, but 
this is better than nothing

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