Mintty font problem

Thomas Wolff
Mon Apr 11 20:25:00 GMT 2016

Am 10.04.2016 um 21:35 schrieb john refling:
> Paul Ausbeck <paula <at>> writes:
>> "There are no fonts installed.
>>    Open the Fonts folder from the Control Panel to install fonts."
>> ... on XP?
> I'm having the same problem with a new XP install and cygwin, where it
> worked before.  Tried v 2.3.3, v2.3.5, and older archived v2.2.4 which
> certainly worked fine on previous XP machine.  Nothing works now, so not
> sure if it is mintty or XP setup.  Exact same XP install disk as previous.
> Different hardware.
> One MS forum suggested to make sure that at least 1 printer was installed to
> make fonts visible in some applications.
> Another suggested checking permissions on the font directory.
> A cygwin forum suggested that there might be no monospace fonts installed
> and that mintty needs monospaced fonts only (make sense).
> I've tried all the above, and no luck.
> Something else suggested using tweakui to rebuild certain system folders.
> I'll try that next.
Don't try so much. As I had responded before, this has been fixed in the 

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