There are several
font-family you can choose from (all Powerline-enabled):
Anonymous Pro- Anonymice Powerline
DejaVu Sans Mono- DejaVu Sans Mono for Powerline
Hack- Hack Webfont
Inconsolata- Inconsolata for Powerline
Inconsolata-g- Inconsolata-g for Powerline
Iosevka- Iosevka Webfont
Liberation Mono- Literation Mono Powerline
Monofur- monofur for Powerline
PT Mono- PT Mono for Powerline
Source Code Pro- Source Code for Powerline
Ubuntu Mono- Ubuntu Mono derivative Powerline
Monofur- Monofur for Powerline
- Launch Secure Shell and click on Options
(or go to
- Set font-family:
"Source Code Pro", monospace
- Set user-css:
- Set font-family:
- Start crosh window then press
Ctrl+Shift+Jand paste in the following:
term_.prefs_.set('font-family', '"Source Code Pro", monospace'); term_.prefs_.set('user-css', 'https://cdn.rawgit.com/wernight/powerline-web-fonts/ba4426cb0c0b05eb6cb342c7719776a41e1f2114/PowerlineFonts.css');
If you have Crouton installed on a developer mode Chromebook, or if you're on pretty much any other OS, you can install those fonts locally or copy them locally and it'll work with little to no effort.
Note that the RawGit links require a specific commit SHA-1 because files are cached permanently. Please update your projects to use the
CDN links, as overusage of the development URLs (those without
cdn.), could result in this repo being blacklisted from RawGit.
Suggesting a new font
To add a new font, you can submit a GitHub pull request through a forked repository. Your pull request should:
- Include a new font file in WOFF2 format.
- Add your font to
README.md(might use Transfonter to help with the CSS).
- Once merged, send another pull request, I might forget, that updates all
https://cdn.rawgit.com/in this README to the latest commit SHA-1. You can do that in the original Pull Request if it gets rebased (merge and sqashes would not work in that case).
Converting to WOFF2
There are various methods, including: