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{{Package AUR|ttf-ms-fonts}} is available in the [[AUR]] and includes:
{{Package AUR|ttf-ms-fonts}} is available in the [[AUR]] and includes:
*Andale Mono
*[[Wikipedia:Andale Mono|Andale Mono]]
*Arial Black  
*[[Wikipedia:Arial Black|Arial Black]]
*[[Wikipedia:Comic Sans|Comic Sans]]
*Courier New
*[[Wikipedia:Courier New|Courier New]]
*Lucida Sans
*[[Wikipedia:Lucida Sans|Lucida Sans]]
*Lucida Console
*[[Wikipedia:Lucida Console|Lucida Console]]
*Microsoft Sans Serif
*[[Wikipedia:Microsoft Sans Serif|Microsoft Sans Serif]]
*Times New Roman
*[[Wikipedia:Times New Roman|Times New Roman]]
{{Package AUR|ttf-vista-fonts}} is also available in the [[AUR]] and includes:  
{{Package AUR|ttf-vista-fonts}} is also available in the [[AUR]] and includes:  
==Sharp fonts resembling Windows XP==
==Sharp fonts resembling Windows XP==

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Summary help replacing me
Installing TrueType web-core (Microsoft) fonts and emulating Windows' font rendering
According to original Microsoft's End User License Agreement, there are some legal limitations when using the fonts.
Fonts: Information on adding fonts and font recommendations
Font Configuration: Font setup and beautification
Java Fonts - Sun JRE: Fonts specific to Sun's Java machine


Template:Package AUR is available in the AUR and includes:

Template:Package AUR is also available in the AUR and includes:

Sharp fonts resembling Windows XP

A complete guide on how to make the MS Fonts look as in Windows XP is found at http://www.sharpfonts.co.cc/. In short, install the fonts as described above and use the author's modified xml files.

Smooth fonts resembling Windows 7

Use Infinality's patched freetype2 package, and use the Windows 7 profile in the provided local.conf.