Install Caskaydia Cove NF on Nintendo Switch

Caskaydia Cove NF

A fun, new monospaced font that includes programming ligatures and is designed to enhance the modern look and feel of the Windows Terminal.
This font will be installed in /usr/local/share/fonts and will be available in most programs on next restart.

Fortunately, Caskaydia Cove NF is very easy to install on your Nintendo Switch in just two steps.

  1. Install Pi-Apps - the best app installer for Nintendo Switch.
  2. Use Pi-Apps to install Caskaydia Cove NF.


For the best chance of this working, we recommend using the latest version of Switchroot L4T Ubuntu Noble, which is currently version 5.1.2 Ubuntu Noble.
Caskaydia Cove NF will run on L4T Ubuntu ARM64.

Install Pi-Apps

Pi-Apps is a free tool that makes it incredibly easy to install the most useful programs on your Nintendo Switch with just a few clicks.

Open a terminal and run this command to install Pi-Apps:

wget -qO- | bash

Feel free to check out the Pi-Apps source code here:

Install Caskaydia Cove NF

Now that you have Pi-Apps installed, it is time to install Caskaydia Cove NF.
First launch Pi-Apps from your start menu:

Then click on the Appearance category.

Now scroll down to find Caskaydia Cove NF in the list.

Just click Install and Pi-Apps will install Caskaydia Cove NF for you!

Pi-Apps is a free and open source tool made by Botspot and other contributors. Find out more at