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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
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*[[Wikipedia:Andale Mono|Andale Mono]]
*Arial
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*[[Wikipedia:Arial|Arial]]
*Arial Black  
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*[[Wikipedia:Arial Black|Arial Black]]
*Comic
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*[[Wikipedia:Comic Sans|Comic Sans]]
*Courier New
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*[[Wikipedia:Courier New|Courier New]]
*Georgia
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*[[Wikipedia:Georgia|Georgia]]
*Impact
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*[[Wikipedia:Impact|Impact]]
*Lucida Sans
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*[[Wikipedia:Lucida Sans|Lucida Sans]]
*Lucida Console
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*[[Wikipedia:Lucida Console|Lucida Console]]
*Microsoft Sans Serif
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*[[Wikipedia:Microsoft Sans Serif|Microsoft Sans Serif]]
*Symbol
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*[[Wikipedia:Symbol|Symbol]]
*Tahoma
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*[[Wikipedia:Tahoma|Tahoma]]
*Times New Roman
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*[[Wikipedia:Times New Roman|Times New Roman]]
*Trebuchet
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*[[Wikipedia:Trebuchet|Trebuchet]]
*Verdana
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*[[Wikipedia:Verdana|Verdana]]
*Webdings
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*[[Wikipedia:Webdings|Webdings]]
*Wingdings
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*[[Wikipedia:Wingdings|Wingdings]]
  
 
{{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:  
  
*Calibri
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*[[Wikipedia:Calibri|Calibri]]
*Cambria
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*[[Wikipedia:Cambria|Cambria]]
*Candara
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*[[Wikipedia:Consolas|Consolas]]
*Consolas
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*[[Wikipedia:Constantia|Constantia]]
*Constantia
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*[[Wikipedia:Corbel|Corbel]]
*Corbel
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==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
Legal
According to original Microsoft's End User License Agreement, there are some legal limitations when using the fonts.
Related
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

Installation

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.