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# http://blog.ikato.com/post/15675823000/how-to-install-consolas-font-on-mac-os-x
$ brew install cabextract
$ cd ~/Downloads
$ mkdir consolas
$ cd consolas
$ curl -O http://download.microsoft.com/download/f/5/a/f5a3df76-d856-4a61-a6bd-722f52a5be26/PowerPointViewer.exe
$ cabextract PowerPointViewer.exe
$ cabextract ppviewer.cab
$ open CONSOLA*.TTF
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@anpleenko anpleenko commented Jan 14, 2015

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@stakira stakira commented Feb 29, 2016

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@domarps domarps commented Mar 5, 2016

Thanks for this post! Unfortunately, I am unable to download the PowerPointViewer.exe. I get the following error message:

curl: (52) Empty reply from server

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@masonkmeyer masonkmeyer commented Mar 26, 2016

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@jpblancoder jpblancoder commented Mar 31, 2016

Coolio, thanks.

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@nicholasxjy nicholasxjy commented Apr 23, 2016

Thanks, cool

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@Poseiden Poseiden commented May 11, 2016

thanks you very much

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@guoruijiao guoruijiao commented May 20, 2016

Thanks!

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@piperswe piperswe commented May 21, 2016

If anybody just wants a script to do this, I've got it in a Gist here: https://gist.github.com/zebMcCorkle/fa4508e27f457d7b796ffd474be35d62

How to use: Make sure Homebrew is installed then run curl https://gist.githubusercontent.com/zebMcCorkle/fa4508e27f457d7b796ffd474be35d62/raw/59942466b13fe92d09b4b537cc7fcfb309c05c4a/consolas.sh | bash -

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@PierBover PierBover commented May 27, 2016

Awesome

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@mikemcbride mikemcbride commented Jun 9, 2016

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@rshermanfl rshermanfl commented Jun 15, 2016

Nice!

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@aepetelin aepetelin commented Jul 15, 2016

Thanks! =)

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@StuccoZag StuccoZag commented Sep 8, 2016

Groovy!

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@ttchengcheng ttchengcheng commented Nov 22, 2016

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@harshangrjn harshangrjn commented Dec 1, 2016

This works perfect. Thanks!!

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@abdultw abdultw commented Jan 26, 2017

Thanks a lot!

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@amitkumar94 amitkumar94 commented Jan 31, 2017

Thanks a lot.

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@tankcdr tankcdr commented Feb 9, 2017

thanks!!!!

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@obinoob obinoob commented Mar 7, 2017

thank you so much

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@timpish timpish commented Mar 13, 2017

FYI. This is Consolas, Version 1.00. They're at 5.32 now I think.

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@reducio reducio commented Mar 30, 2017

Thank you so much.

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@danywalls danywalls commented Apr 13, 2017

Thanks a lot!!!!!!

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@dvnrvn dvnrvn commented Apr 15, 2017

Thank you.

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@prashanth-g prashanth-g commented May 2, 2017

Yup. Thanks

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@sherlockkong sherlockkong commented May 15, 2017

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@nilz3ro nilz3ro commented Jun 1, 2017

Awesome! πŸ’―

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@NemoW NemoW commented Jun 13, 2017

Thank you.

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@stanishev stanishev commented Jun 24, 2017

πŸ₯‡

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@ylihao ylihao commented Jul 3, 2017

Awesome thanks! πŸ‘

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@jeffreysbrother jeffreysbrother commented Jul 22, 2017

Thanks so much!

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@fsck-mount fsck-mount commented Jul 22, 2017

Thank you so much! πŸ‘

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@glennkentwell glennkentwell commented Aug 29, 2017

Nice one

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@kameshsampath kameshsampath commented Sep 4, 2017

thanks :)

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@noahsussman noahsussman commented Sep 5, 2017

Amazing. Hacks like this one are what the internet is about. πŸ˜„

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@chrislone chrislone commented Nov 5, 2017

thanks so much :)

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@benjasriga benjasriga commented Dec 21, 2017

Thank you for the instructions.

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@SogoCZE SogoCZE commented Jan 6, 2018

Thank you.

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@manmorjim manmorjim commented Feb 23, 2018

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@RishiSadhir RishiSadhir commented Feb 27, 2018

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@KevinMcSun KevinMcSun commented Mar 6, 2018

Thanks a lot.

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@hannibal1296 hannibal1296 commented May 2, 2018

Thank you

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@russellbrewer russellbrewer commented May 10, 2018

Does not work as of May 10th 2018.

I was able to find it here: http://www.fontpalace.com/font-download/Consolas/

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@adriaanvanrossum adriaanvanrossum commented Jun 6, 2018

I get this error:

~/Downloads/consolas $ cabextract PowerPointViewer.exe
PowerPointViewer.exe: no valid cabinets found
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@wzup wzup commented Jun 17, 2018

Doesn't work!
Error

PowerPointViewer.exe: no valid cabinets found

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@DemoCrazer DemoCrazer commented Jul 10, 2018

The link doesn't work anymore.

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@byshen byshen commented Aug 27, 2018

me too. seems ms changed the .exe file

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@danilcha danilcha commented Sep 11, 2018

Thank you! (Downloaded PowerPointViewer.exe with font version 5.22 from ccm.net.)

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@microdog microdog commented Sep 18, 2018

$ curl -LO https://sourceforge.net/projects/mscorefonts2/files/cabs/PowerPointViewer.exe
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@sangdo-lee sangdo-lee commented Oct 12, 2018

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@frankcorneliusmartin frankcorneliusmartin commented Nov 16, 2018

$ curl -LO https://sourceforge.net/projects/mscorefonts2/files/cabs/PowerPointViewer.exe

Thanks, that worked!

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@liangjunmo liangjunmo commented Dec 1, 2018

Really helpful.

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@fuying-wang fuying-wang commented Dec 4, 2018

$ curl -LO https://sourceforge.net/projects/mscorefonts2/files/cabs/PowerPointViewer.exe

Thank you very much! That worked!

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@boscage boscage commented Jan 12, 2019

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@flyz1360 flyz1360 commented Feb 22, 2019

$ curl -LO https://sourceforge.net/projects/mscorefonts2/files/cabs/PowerPointViewer.exe

That's amazing!

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@ziposcar ziposcar commented Apr 1, 2019

$ curl -LO https://sourceforge.net/projects/mscorefonts2/files/cabs/PowerPointViewer.exe

This worked! Awesome!

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@MarcelArthur MarcelArthur commented Apr 11, 2019

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@xiyuan1223 xiyuan1223 commented Apr 13, 2019

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@latenitefilms latenitefilms commented Apr 15, 2019

Thanks heaps!!

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@yakovlevkm yakovlevkm commented Jun 9, 2019

Thank you!

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@ChristopherCCC ChristopherCCC commented Jul 30, 2019

awesome

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@explooosion explooosion commented Mar 20, 2020

$ curl -LO https://sourceforge.net/projects/mscorefonts2/files/cabs/PowerPointViewer.exe

thanks

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@roeniss roeniss commented May 10, 2020

I'd rather download ver 5.22 consolas by searching "consola 5.22" because it's easy than install/uninstall cabextract and remove other residue.

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