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From: Paul Hartman <paul.hartman+gentoo@...>
Subject: Re: console16x8.pcf(.gz) font?
Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2010 09:51:54 -0600
On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 9:35 AM, Paul Hartman
<paul.hartman+gentoo@...> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 9:42 PM, Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@...> wrote:
>> I have a bitmap font, console16x8 and the short/fat version, console8x8,
>> pcf format, from back in my Mandrake days.  Unfortunately, google isn't
>> of much help in finding a current package with it included, partly
>> because a search on console font yields all sorts of hits on fonts for
>> the console, not /the/ (obviously in hindsight unfortunately named)
>> console font!  That said, it /does/ seem the font was part of the kde3
>> konsole package for many years (but is not part of the konsole4 package).
>>
>> Before I go creating my own ebuild for it, I thought I'd ask if anyone
>> knows a current package containing it.  The files will be console16x8.pcf
>> (perhaps with the .gz extension added, if compressed) and console8x8.pcf.
>
> After further meditation I am thinking that font perhaps came from the
> KDE3 version of Konsole... what do you think?
>

Ugh, sorry, it's too early in the morning, I see you already said that. Oops. :)

You can get the fonts from a really old kdebase tarball, for example:

ftp://ftp.kde.org/pub/kde/Attic/2.2.2/src/kdebase-2.2.2.tar.bz2

Contains:

kdebase-2.2.2/konsole/fonts/9x15.pcf.gz
kdebase-2.2.2/konsole/fonts/console8x16.pcf.gz
kdebase-2.2.2/konsole/fonts/console8x8.pcf.gz

HTH :)


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