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[ubuntu] Best Terminal Font

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I have tried several monospace fonts for the terminal and for programming, but the best by far is the old "Screen" font from SGI (see sample below). It is a bitmapped font that comes in all point sizes in the range from 7 to 18. Even at the smallest sizes it is amazingly readable. If you are a fan of small fonts, you can routinely use it at 9 or 10. Ubuntu 12.04 has support for bitmapped fonts disabled by default, unfortunately. The following steps will get you the font installed. Download the font from http://scribusstuff.org/content/show...content=103348 Unzip it and remove an (Hardware)