JetBrains Mono is a new monospace typeface designed to be comfortable to read. It has clear distinction between the different letters and relatively high x-height.
The installation instruction were tested on Debian, but should work on every Linux.
Download and unzip the font:
$ wget https://download.jetbrains.com/fonts/JetBrainsMono-1.0.0.zip $ unzip JetBrainsMono-1.0.0.zip
Install the font to either the user’s font directory
$ mv JetBrainsMono-*.ttf ~/.local/share/fonts/
or the system-wide one:
$ sudo mv JetBrainsMono-*.ttf /usr/share/fonts/
To use the font in gVim set
guifont accordingly in
:set guifont=JetBrains\ Mono\ 13