Re: [dwm] Font recomendation to get unicode in statusbar?

From: Preben Randhol <>
Date: Sat, 18 Apr 2009 00:04:51 +0200

On Fri, 17 Apr 2009 21:47:27 +0800
Haomin Wen <> wrote:

> I manage to use wenquanyi bitmap song to display Chinese characters on
> the dwm bar in Arch linux, but there is always something wrong on
> Ubuntu. Now I give up. I begin to use Xft.
> You can use Xft. There are several patches which enable Xft.
> The attached patch uses pango to render text. You can apply the patch
> and change your font to something like sans-10. Then pango and
> fontconfig will select proper fonts for you.
> I found this patch on this mailing list, but I do not remember who
> write it.

Interesting! I'll have a look.

Received on Fri Apr 17 2009 - 22:04:51 UTC

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