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Font smaller than Terminus

Fri May 17, 2019 6:38 pm


I'm using my Pi on a large display with a low resolution, so the text is a little too big, even at the 6x12 size (smallest terminus goes). Can anyone offer a suggestion that will get me a nice basic font that goes smaller than that?
I want it to be as close in appearance to Terminus as possible.


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Re: Font smaller than Terminus

Sat May 18, 2019 2:34 am

Since you are talking about Termius I assume you are talking about the framebuffer console. Unfortunately, there aren't a lot of small fonts available in psf format, but I have found a couple good ones:

Tamsyn is my favorite and comes as small as 5x9.

miniwi is _very_ tiny if you want that. It is extremely minimalist but it can be useful if you really need as many rows and columns as possible.

Put the psf files in your /usr/share/consolefonts and change the bottom of /etc/default/console-setup file to activate.

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