[dev] [dmenu] xft patch

From: Nathan Neff <nathan.neff_AT_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2010 19:36:46 -0600

Thanks to Kyle Murphy and dmenu authors for dmenu and the xft patch for


I'm so proud of myself that I was able to

1) download dmenu from http://tools.suckless.org/dmenu/
2) apply the patch using:

patch -p1 < dmenu-4.0-xft2.diff


3) install it using:

make && sudo make install

I reloaded wmii and BAM! xft:Inconsolata fonts on dmenu.

Cool! All this on (gasp) Ubuntu and not Arch.

Just wanting to share my glee at something that took 10 min and I expected
an hour
of Googling & tripping over my non-expertise @ compiling, patching, etc.

I had to find a way to burn my other planned 50 minutes, so I wrote this

Received on Thu Jan 28 2010 - 01:36:46 UTC

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