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= Font Packages in Arch Linux =
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NB: This is a selective list, but it does also include most font packages from AUR.
  
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* Latin
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** [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/10296/ '''font-bh-ttf'''] - X.org Luxi fonts
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** [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/3722 '''ttf-cheapskate'''] - font collection from ''dustimo.com''
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** [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/9336 '''ttf-isabella'''] - Historic ''Isabella font''
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** [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/9337 '''ttf-junicode'''] - Junius font containing almost complete medieval latin script glyphs
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** [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/961 '''ttf-ms-fonts'''] - Un-extracted Fonts from ''Microsoft''
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** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?do_Details=1&ID=5418 '''unsupported/ttf-ms-fonts-lic'''] - Alternative to the above
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* Unicode (multiscript)
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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'''].

Revision as of 01:27, 28 October 2009

Font Packages in Arch Linux

NB: This is a selective list, but it does also include most font packages from AUR.

  • Hebrew
    • culmus - nice collection of free Hebrew fonts
  • Korean (Hangul)
  • Thai
    • ttf-thai - font covering glyphs for thai
  • Khmer
    • ttf-khmer - font covering glyphs for khmer language
  • Braille
    • ttf-ubraille - font containing symbols for braille (unicode)
  • Handwritten
    • unsupported/aquafont - Handwritten fixed-width TrueType font ("Package details could not be found." 404-ish as of 2009-05-24)