Re: [dev] Font problems in st, dwm, dmenu

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Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:00:45 -0400

On 6/25/2017 at 3:54 AM, "Patrick Bucher" <> wrote:
>On Fri, Jun 23, 2017 at 07:52:28AM -0400,
>> Now, I'm having problems getting st, dwm, and dmenu to render
>fonts. Specifically, I am trying to
>> use terminus fonts, which I have used with suckless software for
>years. On my new machine,
>> though, these fonts (and all other fonts) dont render well.
>Instead, some default font is displayed
>> with spacing/kerning messed up so that letters overlap one
>I had a similar problem, but was able to fix it with the following
>char font[] = "xos4
>The important part is to use "xos4 Terminus" instead of just
>It's related to a fontconfig update a couple of months ago. Maybe
>your problem.

That worked for me, thank you.
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