I'm looking for a font for my console that supports the more unique utf-8 characters. (like ► λ ✔ ✓ ✘ ✢ ➤ ✖ ❯ ❮ ✚ ✹ ➜ ═ ✭).

Despite some googling, I haven't been able to find a font that I like. Any suggestions?

I am using mintty through cygwin on windows as well as terminal on ubuntu.

  • You need to define "console". What's appropriate/usable for a GUI terminal emulator that uses X is different to what's appropriate/usable for a user-space virtual terminal, which is in turn different to what's appropriate/usable for a kernel virtual terminal. – JdeBP Dec 22 '15 at 18:41
  • @JdeBP - that depends, of course, on the user-space virtual terminal. at least one user-space linux console replacement is X-font friendly. – mikeserv Dec 22 '15 at 21:37

I've been using DejaVu Sans Mono for all my console stuff (Cygwin, PuTTY/KiTTY, ConEmu) for a good while now, and can recommend.

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