When comparing Agave vs Cutive Mono, the Slant community recommends Agave for most people. In the question“What are the best programming fonts?” Agave is ranked 70th while Cutive Mono is ranked 96th.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Sleek font and it looks good on the terminal
Pro Good design
Very nice, not boring, and clear to read even in small font sizes.
Pro Open source
As it is open source, Cutive Mono is freely available to anyone.
Pro Great legibility
Cutive Mono contains thin, light, readable glyphs.
Con No ongoing development
Development of Agave is on a hiatus.
Con 1 and lower case L is confusing
Lower case L somewhat looks similar to numeral 1. This can cause confusion.