[PLUG] Still no _good_ devnagari terminal in sight?

Praveen A pravi.a at gmail.com
Sat Nov 30 03:06:10 PST 2013


2013/11/30 Shridhar Daithankar <ghodechhap at ghodechhap.net>:
> On Saturday, November 23, 2013 10:35:34 AM Mayuresh wrote:
>> On Sat, Nov 23, 2013 at 10:00:09AM +0530, Sankarshan Mukhopadhyay wrote:
>> > NCST had
>> > <http://www.cdacmumbai.in/projects/indix/screenshot/ncst-term.shtml>
>> > which I do not know if they still support and maintain.
>>
>> Mentioned about that in my 2010 post also. It is dead.
>>
>> > <http://indiclanguagecomputing.wordpress.com/2011/01/06/devanagari-support
>> > -on-gnome-terminal/> is a more recent attempt - a project work by CoEP
>> > students.
>>
>> Read that as well. gnome as it is had (as of my 2010 post also) devanagari
>> support and still has it as rudimentary shape.
>>
>> As per web searches mlterm is supposed to be the best of the attempts so
>> far, though it never worked for me.
>
> I would like to experiment with this on konsole. Can you recommend a fixed
> width devnagari font to try with?
>
> I searched but raghu/lohit etc don't have fixed width font.
>
> Otherwise a bug report against konsole for using any available font is in
> order.

konsole has support for Indian languages from last few versions. See
screenshot from KDE 4.11(the cursor moves faster though)
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