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==Sharp fonts resembling Windows XP==
 
==Sharp fonts resembling Windows XP==
Use Infinality's patched freetype2 package, and use the Windows XP profile in the provided local.conf.
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A complete guide on how to make the MS Fonts look as in Windows XP is found at http://www.sharpfonts.co.cc/ (site down, try [https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=16824 sharpfonts] in AUR). In short, install the fonts as described above and use the author's modified xml files.
  
 
==Smooth fonts resembling Windows 7==
 
==Smooth fonts resembling Windows 7==
 
Use [[Font Configuration#Infinality|Infinality's patched freetype2 package]], and use the Windows 7 profile in the provided local.conf.
 
Use [[Font Configuration#Infinality|Infinality's patched freetype2 package]], and use the Windows 7 profile in the provided local.conf.

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Summary help replacing me
Installing TrueType Microsoft fonts and emulating Windows' font rendering
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Installation

Template:Package AUR is available in the AUR.

According to original Microsoft's End User License Agreement, there are some legal limitations when using the fonts.

The package includes:

You can also obtain Template:Package AUR from the AUR, which as you might expect contains Tahoma.

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

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/ (site down, try sharpfonts in AUR). 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.