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Subject: Re: How to easily get fonts

Re: How to easily get fonts

From: Dave Wiard <>
Date: 2005-08-02

Jochen Schulz wrote:
> Jonas H.:
>>On Tue, Aug 02, 2005 at 04:11:26PM +0200, Jochen Schulz wrote:
>>>Yesterday I googled around for some bdf files and found out that I can
>>>get a bdf file from every font on my (Debian) system via a font server.
>>>So I installed xfs and tried it:
>>>$ fstobdf -s unix/:7100 -fn \
>>>-misc-fixed-medium-r-normal--13-120-75-75-c-70-iso8859-1 > fixed-12.bdf
>>Alternatively, apt-get source xfonts-75dpi (I believe)
> I have this package (and some other font packages) installed, but that
> doesn't give you .bdf files which you can easily convert to the format
> Rockbox prefers.

Keyword "source". I checked the source tarball and it does in fact
contain a bunch of bdf files. The binary package does not.

Received on Tue Aug 2 19:06:12 2005

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