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[meta] What are some nice, usable symbolic fonts for the i3status?

asked 2015-06-21 11:30:06 +0000

a_flamethrowing_duck gravatar image

I've been going trough a bunch of screenshots of people using i3 and custom i3 status bars.

Many use some symbolic font, which looks lovely but I have no clue which fonts are usable and which are not.. I'd prefer to install them using the debian repository.

Example screenshot: example screenshot

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answered 2015-07-08 06:06:49 +0000

Serp_C gravatar image

In addition to the aforementioned Font Awesome, here are several other symbol fonts:

You could also make your own, even picking and choosing your favorites from multiple sets or uploading your own icons, using Fontello or IcoMoon. This would be one way to get the LAN/4JR symbol you want.

Source: TheNextWeb

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answered 2015-06-21 12:25:51 +0000

oberon gravatar image

updated 2015-07-09 09:02:06 +0000

Here's a quite extensive source for UTF-8 codes: http://www.utf8icons.com/
Also I can recommend ttf-font-icons, available from the AUR for example.

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answered 2015-06-21 12:16:16 +0000

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Font Awesome is fairly popular.

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Font awesome is exactly what I am looking for.. to be honest there's just one little thing I miss there and that's a LAN/RJ-45 symbol..

a_flamethrowing_duck gravatar imagea_flamethrowing_duck ( 2015-06-21 13:36:35 +0000 )edit

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