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== Font Packages in Arch Linux ==
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== How to write good ==
This is a selective list primarily of TrueType fonts. Included are many font packages from AUR.
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# Correct spelling is esential.
 
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# Verbs always has to agree with their subjects.
==== Latin scripts ====
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# Avoid run-on sentences they are hard to read.
:* '''font-bh-ttf''' - Bigelow & Holmes ''Luxi'' fonts from X.org and freedesktop.org
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# About those fragments.
:* '''ttf-cheapskate''' - Font collection from ''dustismo.com'' <nowiki>[dustismo.com site not found, 2009-11-05]</nowiki>
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# Remember to not ever split an infinitive.
:* '''ttf-isabella''' - Font based on the calligraphy of the ''Isabella Breviary'', circa 1497.[http://www.thibault.org/fonts/isabella/]
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# Parentheses are (usually) not necessary.
:* '''ttf-junicode''' - Junius-Unicode font designed for medieval latin scripts but useful for its wide coverage.[http://junicode.sourceforge.net/]
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# Do not end a sentence with a preposition. This is something the reader will not put up with.
:* [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/?q=ttf-ms-fonts '''ttf-ms-fonts'''] - Microsoft's TrueType core fonts
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# Use the apostrophe in it's proper place and omit it when its not needed.
:* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=5418 '''aur/ttf-ms-fonts-lic'''] - Alternative package of Microsoft's TrueType core fonts
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# The passive voice is to be avoided.
 
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# Proofread your writing to see if you any words out.
==== Unicode (glyphs for many languages) ====
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:* [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/11883/ '''ttf-dejavu'''] - DejaVu fonts, extension of Bitstream Vera
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:* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=10860 '''ttf-liberation'''] - Collection of free fonts developed for Red Hat
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:* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6608 '''ttf-linux-libertine'''] - Replacement for Times New Roman
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:* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=3673 '''ttf-freefont'''] - ''freefont'' (clones of Times, Helvetica and Courier with large Unicode support but unequal quality)
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:* [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/9340/ '''ttf-mph-2b-damase'''] - Covers full plane 1 and several scripts
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:* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=3856 '''unsupported/ttf-sil-fonts'''] - Gentium, Charis, Doulos, Andika and Abyssinica from SIL
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==== Cyrillic ====
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** See category 'Unicode' above
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** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6265 '''unsupported/ttf-arhangai'''] - Mongolian Cyrillic
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* Chinese + Japanese + Korean
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** [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/6831 '''ttf-arphic-ukai'''] -  ''Kaiti'' (brush stroke) unicode font (enabling anti-aliasing suggested)
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** [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/6832 '''ttf-arphic-uming'''] - ''Mingti'' (printed) unicode font
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** [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/10092 '''ttf-fireflysung'''] - ''New Sung'' font
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** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=14795 '''community/wqy-zenhei'''] - ''wqy-zenhei'' font,A Hei Ti Style (sans-serif) Chinese Outline Font.
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** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=5303  '''community/wqy-bitmapfont'''] -"wqy-bitmapfont" font, A bitmapped Song Ti (serif) Chinese font
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** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=31333 '''unsupported/ttf-hannom-usong'''] - Song Ti high quality TrueType fonts to display unicode Han and Nom (Chinese and Vietnamese) characters
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** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6792 '''unsupported/acrofont-cht'''] - Traditional Chinese font packs for Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.8
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** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6794 '''unsupported/acrofont-cjk'''] - CJK font packs for Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.8
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** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6398 '''unsupported/acroread7-chs'''] - Simplified Chinese font for Adobe Acrobat Reader 7
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** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=14018 '''unsupported/ttf-vlgothic'''] - Japanese Gothic(Sans-serif) fonts. Default of Fedora-ja/Ubuntu-ja/Vine Linux
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** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=14290 '''unsupported/ttf-ume'''] - Japanese font set includes Gothic/Mincho(Serif) and several weights
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** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6268 '''unsupported/ttf-sazanami'''] - Japanese font set (maybe no longer maintenanced)
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** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6266 '''unsupported/ttf-baekmuk'''] - collection of Korean TrueType fonts
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** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6264 '''unsupported/ttf-alee'''] - Set of free Hangul truetype fonts
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* Arabic
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** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=4633 '''unsupported/ttf-sil-arabic'''] - two excellent Unicode Arabic fonts from SIL
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** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=3680 '''unsupported/arabeyes-fonts'''] - collection of free Arabic fonts
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* Hebrew
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** [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/12690/ '''culmus'''] - nice collection of free Hebrew fonts
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* Indic
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** [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/6071 '''ttf-freebanglafont'''] - font for Bangla 
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** [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/6742 '''ttf-indic-otf'''] - Indic Opentype Fonts collection (containing ttf-freebanglafont)
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* Korean (Hangul)
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** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=17314 '''ttf-unfonts-core'''] - Un fonts (default Baekmuk fonts are hideous)
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* Thai
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** [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/9331  '''ttf-thai'''] -  font covering glyphs for thai
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* Sinhala
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** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=17817 '''ttf-lklug'''] - Sinhala unicode font.
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* Tamil
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** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=29277 '''ttf-tamil'''] - Tamil unicode fonts.
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* Khmer
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** [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/9338 '''ttf-khmer'''] -  font covering glyphs for khmer language
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* Braille
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** [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/9339 '''ttf-ubraille'''] - font containing symbols for ''braille'' (unicode)
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* Handwritten
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** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=2055 '''unsupported/aquafont'''] - Handwritten fixed-width TrueType font ("Package details could not be found." 404-ish as of 2009-05-24)
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* Math fonts
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** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6349 '''unsupported/ttf-mathematica''']
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** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=7005 '''unsupported/ttf-mathematica4.1''']
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** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=7006 '''unsupported/ttf-mathtype''']
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** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=2100 '''unsupported/ttf-computer-modern-fonts''']
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* “Programmer's fonts” (for coding and terminal display)
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** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=14630 '''dina-font''']
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** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=4809 '''terminus-font''']
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** Try also DejaVu Sans Mono (from package [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/11883/ '''ttf-dejavu''']), Lucida Typewriter (included in package [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/11383/ '''jre''']) or the beautiful [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=12559 '''Inconsolata'''].
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Revision as of 01:43, 28 October 2011

How to write good

  1. Correct spelling is esential.
  2. Verbs always has to agree with their subjects.
  3. Avoid run-on sentences they are hard to read.
  4. About those fragments.
  5. Remember to not ever split an infinitive.
  6. Parentheses are (usually) not necessary.
  7. Do not end a sentence with a preposition. This is something the reader will not put up with.
  8. Use the apostrophe in it's proper place and omit it when its not needed.
  9. The passive voice is to be avoided.
  10. Proofread your writing to see if you any words out.