FSLSFONTS(1)FSLSFONTS(1)NAMEfslsfonts - list fonts served by X font server
SYNOPSISfslsfonts [-options ...] [-fn pattern]
DESCRIPTIONfslsfonts lists the fonts that match the given pattern. The wildcard
character "*" may be used to match any sequence of characters (includ‐
ing none), and "?" to match any single character. If no pattern is
given, "*" is assumed.
The "*" and "?" characters must be quoted to prevent them from being
expanded by the shell.
This option specifies the X font server to contact. servername
must be specified in one of the formats defined in the Font
Server Names section of X(7). If not specified, the server
name in the FONTSERVER environment variable is used.
-l Lists some attributes of the font on one line in addition to
-ll Lists font properties in addition to -l output.
-lll Supported for compatibility with xlsfonts, but output is the
same as for -ll.
-m This option indicates that long listings should also print the
minimum and maximum bounds of each font.
-C This option indicates that listings should use multiple col‐
umns. This is the same as -n 0.
-1 This option indicates that listings should use a single column.
This is the same as -n 1.
This option specifies the width in characters that should be
used in figuring out how many columns to print. The default is
This option specifies the number of columns to use in display‐
ing the output. The default is 0, which will attempt to fit as
many columns of font names into the number of character speci‐
fied by -w width.
-u This option indicates that the output should be left unsorted.
To get the default fontserver. The server name must be speci‐
fied in one of the formats defined in the Font Server Names
section of X(7).
SEE ALSOxfs(1), showfont(1), xlsfonts(1), X(7).
Doing ``fslsfonts -l'' can tie up your server for a very long time.
This is really a bug with single-threaded non-preemptable servers, not
with this program.
Dave Lemke, Network Computing Devices, Inc
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