list fonts served by X font server
see also :
showfont - xlsfonts - X
[-options ...] [-fn pattern]
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lists the fonts that match the given pattern. The
wildcard character "*" may be used to match any
sequence of characters (including none), and "?"
to match any single character. If no pattern is given,
"*" is assumed.
"*" 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.
Lists some attributes of the font on one line in
addition to its name.
Lists font properties in addition to -l
Supported for compatibility with xlsfonts, but
output is the same as for -ll.
This option indicates that long listings should also
print the minimum and maximum bounds of each font.
This option indicates that listings should use multiple
columns. This is the same as -n 0.
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 79.
This option specifies the
number of columns to use in displaying the output. The
default is 0, which will attempt to fit as many columns of
font names into the number of character specified by
This option indicates that the output should be left
To get the default fontserver. The server name must be specified
in one of the formats defined in the Font Server Names
section of X(7).
’’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
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