Re: [dev] dwm taskbar icons via pcf font

From: Eckehard Berns <>
Date: Fri, 20 May 2011 11:03:27 +0200

> Thanks Bryan, your icons work, but only in my "terminal" not "xterm" when I
> choose Tamsyn2 font and echo -e "\xC1", however when I edited your font with
> my gbdfed, saved, reconverted, and put it into /usr/share/fonts/local/, ran
> my terminal and echo -e "\xA1"(my added icon) didn't show up, but produced
> empty string, however , when I replaced your icon under "C1" index and tried
> the same it did show up with my icon. So newly added icons do not work, when
> modifying your icons work, ahh, this is so jinxed. This is the only way I
> got it all working, do you have any ideas why)?

You could try to call "xset fp rehash" after you installed the new font.
X caches font information, so a rehash might show up new font glyphs.

Eckehard Berns
Received on Fri May 20 2011 - 11:03:27 CEST

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