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==Font packages in Arch Linux==
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== How to write good ==
This is a selective list that includes many font packages from the [[AUR]] along with those in the official repositories.
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# Correct spelling is esential.
 
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# Verbs always has to agree with their subjects.
===Arabic===
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# Avoid run-on sentences they are hard to read.
:* {{Package AUR|ttf-sil-lateef}} – An excellent Unicode Arabic font from SIL ''(AUR)''
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# About those fragments.
:* {{Package AUR|ttf-sil-scheherazade}} – Another excellent Unicode Arabic font from SIL ''(AUR)''
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# Remember to not ever split an infinitive.
:* {{Package AUR|arabeyes-fonts}} – Collection of free Arabic fonts ''(AUR)''
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# Parentheses are (usually) not necessary.
 
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# Do not end a sentence with a preposition. This is something the reader will not put up with.
===Asian===
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# Use the apostrophe in it's proper place and omit it when its not needed.
====Chinese, Japanese, Korean====
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# The passive voice is to be avoided.
:* {{Package Official|ttf-arphic-ukai}} – ''Kaiti'' brush stroke unicode font (anti-aliasing is suggested)
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# Proofread your writing to see if you any words out.
:* {{Package Official|ttf-arphic-uming}} – ''Mingti'' printed unicode font
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:* {{Package Official|ttf-fireflysung}} – ''New Sung'' font
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:* {{Package Official|wqy-zenhei}} – Hei Ti Style (sans-serif) Chinese Outline Font.
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:* {{Package Official|wqy-bitmapfont}} – Bitmapped Song Ti (serif) Chinese font
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*AUR:
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** {{Package AUR|ttf-hannom-usong}} – Song Ti high quality TrueType fonts for unicode Han and Nom (Chinese and Vietnamese) ''(AUR)''
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** {{Package AUR|acrofont-cht}} – Traditional Chinese font packs for Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.8 ''(AUR)''
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** {{Package AUR|acrofont-cjk}} – CJK font packs for Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.8 ''(AUR)''
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** {{Package AUR|acroread7-chs}} – Simplified Chinese font for Adobe Acrobat Reader 7 ''(AUR)''
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** {{Package AUR|ttf-vlgothic}} – Japanese Gothic(Sans-serif) fonts. Default of Fedora-ja/Ubuntu-ja/Vine Linux ''(AUR)''
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** {{Package AUR|ttf-ume}} – Japanese font set includes Gothic/Mincho(Serif) and several weights ''(AUR)''
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** {{Package AUR|ttf-sazanami}} – Japanese font set (may be unmaintained) ''(AUR)''
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** {{Package AUR|ttf-baekmuk}} – Collection of Korean TrueType fonts ''(AUR)''
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** {{Package AUR|ttf-alee}} – Set of free Hangul truetype fonts ''(AUR)''
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====Tamil====
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* {{Package AUR|ttf-tamil}} – Tamil unicode fonts (''AUR'')
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====Thai====
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* {{Package Official|ttf-thai}} – Font covering glyphs for Thai
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====Korean: Hangul====
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* {{Package AUR|ttf-unfonts-core}} – Un fonts (default Baekmuk fonts may be unsatisfactory) (''AUR'')
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===Braille===
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* {{Package Official|ttf-ubraille}} – Font containing symbols for ''braille'' (unicode)
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===Cyrillic===
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''See: [[#Unicode|Unicode]] below''
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* {{Package AUR|ttf-arhangai}} – Mongolian Cyrillic (''AUR'')
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===Handwritten===
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* {{Package AUR|ttf-aquafont}} – Handwritten fixed-width TrueType font (''AUR'')
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===Hebrew===
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* {{Package Official|culmus}} – Nice collection of free Hebrew fonts
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===Indic===
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* {{Package Official|ttf-freebanglafont}} – Font for Bangla
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* {{Package Official|ttf-indic-otf}} – Indic Opentype Fonts collection (containing ttf-freebanglafont)
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===Khmer===
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* {{Package Official|ttf-khmer}} – Font covering glyphs for khmer language
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===Latin===
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* {{Package Official|font-bh-ttf}} – Xorg Luxi fonts
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* {{Package Official|ttf-cheapskate}} – Font collection from ''dustimo.com''
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* {{Package Official|ttf-isabella}} – Historic ''Isabella font''
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* {{Package Official|ttf-junicode}} – Junius font containing almost complete medieval latin script glyphs
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* {{Package Official|ttf-ms-fonts}} – Un-extracted Fonts from ''Microsoft''
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* {{Package AUR|unsupported/ttf-ms-fonts-lic}} – Cleaner alternative to the above (''AUR'')
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===Math===
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*AUR:
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** {{Package AUR|ttf-mathematica}} (No such package as of Nov/11/2009)
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** {{Package AUR|ttf-mathematica4.1}} (No such package as of Nov/11/2009)
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** {{Package AUR|ttf-mathtype}}
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** {{Package AUR|ttf-computer-modern-fonts}} (No such package as of Nov/11/2009)
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===Sinhala===
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* {{Package AUR|ttf-lklug}} – Sinhala unicode font (''AUR'')
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===Programmer===
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* {{Package Official|dina-font}}
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* {{Package Official|terminus-font}}
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* {{Package AUR|ttf-inconsolata-g}} (''AUR'')
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* DejaVu Sans Mono (from package {{Package Official|ttf-dejavu}}), Lucida Typewriter (included in package {{Package Official|jre}}).
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===Unicode===
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* {{Package Official|ttf-dejavu}} – Extension and replacement of Bitstream Vera
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* {{Package Official|ttf-liberation}} – Collection of free fonts developed for Red Hat
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* {{Package Official|ttf-linux-libertine}} – Replacement for Times New Roman
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* {{Package Official|ttf-freefont}} – Clones of Times, Helvetica and Courier with large Unicode support but unequal quality
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* {{Package Official|ttf-mph-2b-damase}} – Covers full plane 1 and several scripts
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* {{Package AUR|ttf-sil-fonts}} – Gentium, Charis, Doulos, Andika and Abyssinica from SIL (''AUR'')
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==Font packages in Arch Linux==
+
This is a selective list that includes many font packages from the [[AUR]] along with those in the official repositories.
+
 
+
===Arabic===
+
AUR:
+
:* {{Package AUR|ttf-sil-lateef}} – An excellent Unicode Arabic font from SIL
+
:* {{Package AUR|ttf-sil-scheherazade}} – Another excellent Unicode Arabic font from SIL
+
:* {{Package AUR|arabeyes-fonts}} – Collection of free Arabic fonts
+
 
+
===Asian===
+
====Chinese, Japanese, Korean====
+
* {{Package Official|ttf-arphic-ukai}} – ''Kaiti'' brush stroke unicode font (anti-aliasing is suggested)
+
* {{Package Official|ttf-arphic-uming}} – ''Mingti'' printed unicode font
+
* {{Package Official|ttf-fireflysung}} – ''New Sung'' font
+
* {{Package Official|wqy-zenhei}} – Hei Ti Style (sans-serif) Chinese Outline Font.
+
* {{Package Official|wqy-bitmapfont}} – Bitmapped Song Ti (serif) Chinese font
+
 
+
*AUR:
+
** {{Package AUR|ttf-hannom-usong}} – Song Ti high quality TrueType fonts to display unicode Han and Nom (Chinese and Vietnamese) characters
+
** {{Package AUR|acrofont-cht}} – Traditional Chinese font packs for Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.8
+
** {{Package AUR|acrofont-cjk}} – CJK font packs for Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.8
+
** {{Package AUR|acroread7-chs}} – Simplified Chinese font for Adobe Acrobat Reader 7
+
** {{Package AUR|ttf-vlgothic}} – Japanese Gothic(Sans-serif) fonts. Default of Fedora-ja/Ubuntu-ja/Vine Linux
+
** {{Package AUR|ttf-ume}} – Japanese font set includes Gothic/Mincho(Serif) and several weights
+
** {{Package AUR|ttf-sazanami}} – Japanese font set (maybe no longer maintenanced)
+
** {{Package AUR|ttf-baekmuk}} – Collection of Korean TrueType fonts
+
** {{Package AUR|ttf-alee}} – Set of free Hangul truetype fonts
+
 
+
====Tamil====
+
* {{Package AUR|ttf-tamil}} – Tamil unicode fonts (''AUR'')
+
 
+
====Thai====
+
* {{Package Official|ttf-thai}} – Font covering glyphs for Thai
+
 
+
====Korean: Hangul====
+
* {{Package AUR|ttf-unfonts-core}} – Un fonts (default Baekmuk fonts may be unsatisfactory) (''AUR'')
+
 
+
===Braille===
+
* {{Package Official|ttf-ubraille}} – Font containing symbols for ''braille'' (unicode)
+
 
+
===Cyrillic===
+
''See: [[#Unicode|Unicode]] below''
+
* {{Package AUR|ttf-arhangai}} – Mongolian Cyrillic (''AUR'')
+
 
+
===Handwritten===
+
* {{Package AUR|ttf-aquafont}} – Handwritten fixed-width TrueType font (''AUR'')
+
 
+
===Hebrew===
+
* {{Package Official|culmus}} – Nice collection of free Hebrew fonts
+
 
+
===Indic===
+
* {{Package Official|ttf-freebanglafont}} – Font for Bangla
+
* {{Package Official|ttf-indic-otf}} – Indic Opentype Fonts collection (containing ttf-freebanglafont)
+
 
+
===Khmer===
+
* {{Package Official|ttf-khmer}} – Font covering glyphs for khmer language
+
 
+
===Latin===
+
* {{Package Official|font-bh-ttf}} – Xorg Luxi fonts
+
* {{Package Official|ttf-cheapskate}} – Font collection from ''dustimo.com''
+
* {{Package Official|ttf-isabella}} – Historic ''Isabella font''
+
* {{Package Official|ttf-junicode}} – Junius font containing almost complete medieval latin script glyphs
+
* {{Package Official|ttf-ms-fonts}} – Un-extracted Fonts from ''Microsoft''
+
* {{Package AUR|unsupported/ttf-ms-fonts-lic}} – Cleaner alternative to the above (''AUR'')
+
 
+
===Math===
+
*AUR:
+
** {{Package AUR|ttf-mathematica}} (No such package as of Nov/11/2009)
+
** {{Package AUR|ttf-mathematica4.1}} (No such package as of Nov/11/2009)
+
** {{Package AUR|ttf-mathtype}}
+
** {{Package AUR|ttf-computer-modern-fonts}} (No such package as of Nov/11/2009)
+
 
+
===Sinhala===
+
* {{Package AUR|ttf-lklug}} – Sinhala unicode font (''AUR'')
+
 
+
===Programmer===
+
* {{Package Official|dina-font}}
+
* {{Package Official|terminus-font}}
+
* {{Package AUR|ttf-inconsolata-g}} (''AUR'')
+
* DejaVu Sans Mono (from package {{Package Official|ttf-dejavu}}), Lucida Typewriter (included in package {{Package Official|jre}}).
+
 
+
===Unicode===
+
* {{Package Official|ttf-dejavu}} – Extension and replacement of Bitstream Vera
+
* {{Package Official|ttf-liberation}} – Collection of free fonts developed for Red Hat
+
* {{Package Official|ttf-linux-libertine}} – Replacement for Times New Roman
+
* {{Package Official|ttf-freefont}} – Clones of Times, Helvetica and Courier with large Unicode support but unequal quality
+
* {{Package Official|ttf-mph-2b-damase}} – Covers full plane 1 and several scripts
+
* {{Package AUR|ttf-sil-fonts}} – Gentium, Charis, Doulos, Andika and Abyssinica from SIL (''AUR'')
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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.