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Font Management In Linux, Part 2

Oct 25, 2007, 19:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)

"Last week we learned some useful tips about font management in Linux. Today we're going to learn a few more ways to preview fonts, how to view font character maps, how to manage console fonts, and how to design your own fonts.

"Alert reader Terry H. informed me that another font previewer has been born: GNOME-Specimen. It's just a baby, first released in November 2006, and is now at version 0.3.1. Debian users will find it in the Lenny and Sid repositories. Fedora 6 users will find it in the Extras repository. Fedora 7 and 8 merged Core and Extras, so they don't have a separate Extras repository anymore. It has a nice interface that lets you select and compare different fonts side-by-side, though you can't install or remove fonts, or print samples..."

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