spleen

Monospaced bitmap fonts for consoles, terminals, and code editors
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commit 53804a51192bfb4346ee4a1a8c46f728885d62af
parent 16244b0c02edf3a77e09c574282a3fa749e6420b
Author: Frederic Cambus <fred@statdns.com>
Date:   Tue, 18 Sep 2018 21:10:17 +0200

Update README: improve installation and usage instructions

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1 file changed, 29 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/README.md b/README.md @@ -10,7 +10,8 @@ It is available in 5 sizes: - 16x32 - 32x64 -Each size is provided in the Glyph Bitmap Distribution Format (BDF). +Each size is provided in the Glyph Bitmap Distribution Format (BDF), and +in the `.dfont` format for Macintosh users. All font sizes contain all ISO/IEC 8859-1 characters, except for the 5x8 version which only contains printable ASCII characters. @@ -21,10 +22,22 @@ version which only contains printable ASCII characters. ![Spleen - L'etranger][2] +## Installation + +### *BSD and Linux + +Clone the repository, convert the files to the Portable Compiled Format +(PCF) using **bdftopcf** and run **mkfontdir** in the directory. + +### macOS + +macOS users should use the provided `.dfont` files. ## Usage -Update your font path to include **Spleen**: +### *BSD and Linux + +Update the font path to include **Spleen**: xset +fp /usr/local/share/fonts/spleen/ @@ -36,6 +49,18 @@ Update **.Xdefaults** and add one of the following directives: xterm*faceName: spleen:pixelsize=32:antialias=false xterm*faceName: spleen:pixelsize=64:antialias=false +Launch **xterm**. + +### macOS + +Configure the terminal application to use Spleen and use the following sizes: + +- Spleen 5x8: size 5 +- Spleen 8x16: size 8 +- Spleen 12x24: size 12 +- Spleen 16x32: size 16 +- Spleen 32x64: size 32 + ## License Spleen is released under the BSD 2-Clause license. See `LICENSE` file for @@ -51,5 +76,5 @@ Spleen is developed by Frederic Cambus. GitHub: https://github.com/fcambus/spleen -[1]: https://www.cambus.net/content/2018/09/spleen-hello.png -[2]: https://www.cambus.net/content/2018/09/spleen-etranger.png +[1]: https://www.cambus.net/content/2018/09/spleen-hello.png?v=1.0.0 +[2]: https://www.cambus.net/content/2018/09/spleen-etranger.png?v=1.0.0