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

Wed May 25 16:20:00 GMT 2011

On 5/26/2011 12:13 AM, 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. Even unchecking 'hide fonts based on language
> settings' in 'font settings' didn't help (made a lot of other
> fonts appear, tho).

Sorry, I'm on XP, did it the traditional 
copy-and-paste-in-Explorer way. Perhaps someone else has tried it 
on Win7...

Kein-Hong Man (esq.)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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