I am not able to see complex fonts like Devanagari, Arabic, etc correctly in terminal-- they do render but circles appear on the screen for Devanagari, Arabic is also garbled. Everything is fine in GUI based editors.
- KDE based editors like Konsole not an option
- I know gnome based editors like
tilixalso solve the problem but I can't use
gnome 3.32which uses
vte 0.56-- which solves the circle problem. I have to use
So my only option seems to be
mlterm which shows great promise. But after successfully installing it I am not able to see any language text-- everything comes as blank or "squares".
mlterm is not able to pick the fonts correctly; but I am not able to find a way to change the font that is being used by
I have read:
I have also tried the command:
mlterm-3.9.0/main/./mlterm --km UTF-8 --dyncomb true --deffont=~/.mlterm/vfont --type xft
ISCII_HINDI=Noto Sans Devanagari inside the file
I understand that the
--deffont argument here: http://mlterm.sourceforge.net/mlterm.1.html needs to be set, but I don't understand what exactly should be inside the file. What should be its syntax?
I want to use Google's Noto fonts.