[kbd] [PATCH] setfont: Add option -d to double size of font.

Alexey Gladkov gladkov.alexey at gmail.com
Tue Sep 17 16:31:48 MSK 2019

On Thu, Sep 05, 2019 at 07:22:35PM -0700, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> On high pixel density systems, such as 4k displays, typical font sizes like
> 8x16 are illegible to most readers.  One solution would be to install and
> use fonts that are designed for these displays, but currently these are not
> widely available and perhaps they will never be available in all the same
> varieties as the low-density fonts that have been used for a long time.
> This patch introduces an alternative: it implements a -d option to setfont
> that causes each pixel to be doubled along each axis (which actually
> quadruples the size of the font).  It makes all of the traditional fonts
> usable on high-DPI display.

Why you do not want to use/create bigger font ?

Rgrds, legion

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