oldschool-pc-fonts-1.0.txz


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Description

oldschool-pc-fonts - Ultimate Oldschool PC Font Pack

Property Value
Distribution FreeBSD 12
Repository FreeBSD Ports Latest amd64
Package name oldschool-pc-fonts
Package version 1.0
Package architecture amd64
Package type txz
Installed size 3.54 MB
Download size 344.29 KB
Official Mirror pkg.freebsd.org
The Ultimate Oldschool PC Font Pack started out with the idea of paying tribute
to ancient PCs and their bitmapped, pre-GUI typography (if you can call it
that). It was inspired by similar efforts that cover other vintage machines:
classic system fonts from the Amiga, C64, Apple II, Mac, ZX Spectrum,
Atari 8-bit/ST etc. are all celebrated. On the other hand, the IBM PC and its
clones seem to get little love... except for that one VGA text mode font
(which has been remade numerous times, to varying degrees of success).
This collection is here to remedy that, and to bring you pixel-perfect remakes
of various type styles from text-mode era PCs - in modern, multi-platform,
Unicode-compatible TrueType form (plus straight bitmap versions).
Although the goal is to make it a complete resource, the main focus is on
hardware character sets: the kind that's located in a ROM chip on the system
board or graphics card, which is what you'd see by default when working in
text (or graphics) mode. Software-loadable fonts are also within the scope of
this collection (if associated with a particular machine or display system),
so some of these have also made it in.
WWW: http://int10h.org/oldschool-pc-fonts/
Categories: x11-fonts
Maintainer: rezny@FreeBSD.org

Alternatives

Package Version Architecture Repository
oldschool-pc-fonts-1.0.txz 1.0 i386 FreeBSD Ports Latest
oldschool-pc-fonts-1.0.txz 1.0 amd64 FreeBSD Ports Quarterly
oldschool-pc-fonts-1.0.txz 1.0 i386 FreeBSD Ports Quarterly
oldschool-pc-fonts - - -

Requires

Name Value
fontconfig = 2.12.6,1
mkfontdir = 1.0.7
mkfontscale = 1.1.3_1

Download

Type URL
Binary Package oldschool-pc-fonts-1.0.txz
Source Package x11-fonts/oldschool-pc-fonts

Install Howto

Install oldschool-pc-fonts txz package:

# pkg install oldschool-pc-fonts

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