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== Font Packages in Arch Linux ==
 
This is a selective list primarily of TrueType fonts. Included are many font packages from AUR.
 
  
==== Latin scripts ====
 
:* '''font-bh-ttf''' - Bigelow & Holmes ''Luxi'' fonts from X.org and freedesktop.org
 
:* '''ttf-cheapskate''' - Font collection from ''dustismo.com'' <nowiki>[dustismo.com site not found, 2009-11-05]</nowiki>
 
:* '''ttf-isabella''' - Font based on the calligraphy of the ''Isabella Breviary'', circa 1497.[http://www.thibault.org/fonts/isabella/]
 
:* '''ttf-junicode''' - Junius-Unicode font designed for medieval latin scripts but useful for its wide coverage.[http://junicode.sourceforge.net/]
 
:* [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/?q=ttf-ms-fonts '''ttf-ms-fonts'''] - Microsoft's TrueType core fonts
 
:* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=5418 '''aur/ttf-ms-fonts-lic'''] - Alternative package of Microsoft's TrueType core fonts
 
 
==== Unicode (glyphs for many languages) ====
 
:* [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/11883/ '''ttf-dejavu'''] - DejaVu fonts, extension of Bitstream Vera
 
:* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=10860 '''ttf-liberation'''] - Collection of free fonts developed for Red Hat
 
:* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6608 '''ttf-linux-libertine'''] - Replacement for Times New Roman
 
:* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=3673 '''ttf-freefont'''] - ''freefont'' (clones of Times, Helvetica and Courier with large Unicode support but unequal quality)
 
:* [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/9340/ '''ttf-mph-2b-damase'''] - Covers full plane 1 and several scripts
 
:* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=3856 '''unsupported/ttf-sil-fonts'''] - Gentium, Charis, Doulos, Andika and Abyssinica from SIL
 
 
==== Cyrillic ====
 
** See category 'Unicode' above
 
** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6265 '''unsupported/ttf-arhangai'''] - Mongolian Cyrillic
 
 
* Chinese + Japanese + Korean
 
** [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/6831 '''ttf-arphic-ukai'''] -  ''Kaiti'' (brush stroke) unicode font (enabling anti-aliasing suggested)
 
** [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/6832 '''ttf-arphic-uming'''] - ''Mingti'' (printed) unicode font
 
** [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/10092 '''ttf-fireflysung'''] - ''New Sung'' font
 
** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=14795 '''community/wqy-zenhei'''] - ''wqy-zenhei'' font,A Hei Ti Style (sans-serif) Chinese Outline Font.
 
** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=5303  '''community/wqy-bitmapfont'''] -"wqy-bitmapfont" font, A bitmapped Song Ti (serif) Chinese font
 
** [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
 
** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6792 '''unsupported/acrofont-cht'''] - Traditional Chinese font packs for Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.8
 
** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6794 '''unsupported/acrofont-cjk'''] - CJK font packs for Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.8
 
** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6398 '''unsupported/acroread7-chs'''] - Simplified Chinese font for Adobe Acrobat Reader 7
 
** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=14018 '''unsupported/ttf-vlgothic'''] - Japanese Gothic(Sans-serif) fonts. Default of Fedora-ja/Ubuntu-ja/Vine Linux
 
** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=14290 '''unsupported/ttf-ume'''] - Japanese font set includes Gothic/Mincho(Serif) and several weights
 
** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6268 '''unsupported/ttf-sazanami'''] - Japanese font set (maybe no longer maintenanced)
 
** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6266 '''unsupported/ttf-baekmuk'''] - collection of Korean TrueType fonts
 
** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6264 '''unsupported/ttf-alee'''] - Set of free Hangul truetype fonts
 
 
* Arabic
 
** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=4633 '''unsupported/ttf-sil-arabic'''] - two excellent Unicode Arabic fonts from SIL
 
** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=3680 '''unsupported/arabeyes-fonts'''] - collection of free Arabic fonts
 
 
* Hebrew
 
** [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/12690/ '''culmus'''] - nice collection of free Hebrew fonts
 
 
* Indic
 
** [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/6071 '''ttf-freebanglafont'''] - font for Bangla 
 
** [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/6742 '''ttf-indic-otf'''] - Indic Opentype Fonts collection (containing ttf-freebanglafont)
 
 
* Korean (Hangul)
 
** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=17314 '''ttf-unfonts-core'''] - Un fonts (default Baekmuk fonts are hideous)
 
 
* Thai
 
** [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/9331  '''ttf-thai'''] -  font covering glyphs for thai
 
 
* Sinhala
 
** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=17817 '''ttf-lklug'''] - Sinhala unicode font.
 
 
* Tamil
 
** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=29277 '''ttf-tamil'''] - Tamil unicode fonts.
 
 
* Khmer
 
** [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/9338 '''ttf-khmer'''] -  font covering glyphs for khmer language
 
 
* Braille
 
** [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/9339 '''ttf-ubraille'''] - font containing symbols for ''braille'' (unicode)
 
 
* Handwritten
 
** [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)
 
 
* Math fonts
 
** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6349 '''unsupported/ttf-mathematica''']
 
** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=7005 '''unsupported/ttf-mathematica4.1''']
 
** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=7006 '''unsupported/ttf-mathtype''']
 
** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=2100 '''unsupported/ttf-computer-modern-fonts''']
 
 
* “Programmer's fonts” (for coding and terminal display)
 
** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=14630 '''dina-font''']
 
** [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=4809 '''terminus-font''']
 
** 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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