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New release of GNU FreeFont

http://lists.gnu.org

Gnu FreeFont project produces a useful set of free outline (i.e.OpenType) fonts covering as much as possible of the Unicode character set. The set consists of three typefaces: one monospaced and two proportional (one with uniform and one with modulated stroke).

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How to Manage Fonts in Linux with FontMatrix

http://maketecheasier.com

I’ve written software on Linux, compiled kernels, set up servers, and a whole host of other pretty technical feats. Having been a die-hard Linux user for 10 years, I thought I had handled just about every situation a desktop user is likely to encounter. That is, until I installed Linux for a friend, who then said to me “Ok, so how do I add new fonts?”.

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FreeType 2.4 now free from patent restrictions

http://freetype.sourceforge.net

Patents on rendering TrueType fonts expired in May, allowing Libfreetype 2.4 to offer better default TrueType font display

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Manage your fonts in Linux with Fonty Python

http://www.ghacks.net

Fortunately modern Linux distributions have much better fonts and font tools available. From font creation/editing to font management, there are plenty of outstanding applications to help you in your quest for font nirvana.

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Web Open Font Format backed by Mozilla, type foundries

http://arstechnica.com

Efforts to bring advanced typography to the web have reached an important milestone. Type designers Tal Leming and Erik van Blokland, who had been working to developing the .webfont format, combined forces with Mozilla's Jonathan Kew, who had been working independently on a similar format.

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Five Resources for Open Source Fonts

http://ostatic.com

There are plenty of Web sites to download fonts that are low- or no-cost, but finding free and open source fonts is a little more difficult. Here are five resources to check out the next time you need something with just the perfect slope or serif.

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The argument for free fonts

http://blogs.zdnet.com

Bring up free fonts around typeface designers, and you’ll probably get an earful about the relative quality of free and open source designs against the professionally designed fonts.

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Web fonts starts bubbling merrily: “Fuck the foundries”

http://understandinglimited.com

"Mark Pilgrim is an important software freedom advocate, famous for his blog posts about switching from Mac OS X to GNU/Linux (nb Gruber’s reply) and from MovableType to WordPress. So I’m happy to see him championing web fonts, since this little feature of CSS3 that is going to ship in all major browsers this year hasn’t got enough press I think..."

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How to get Android fonts on Ubuntu

http://www.stefanoforenza.com

Dead easy tutorial to get sharper fonts on the Ibex

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Fonty Python: manage your fonts

http://debaday.debian.net

Fonty Python is available from the fontypython package in both Debian and Ubuntu in Universe. Fonty is a wxPython app so will work in any desktop environment. It also has a command-line interface which avoids the gui.

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Finding and using free fonts

http://lwn.net

Free fonts have been released under a variety of licenses. As the Free Software Foundation points out on its license page, standard FOSS licenses like the GNU General Public License (GPL) are not really designed for fonts.

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GNU FreeFont: first release 2009

http://lists.gnu.org

"Gnu FreeFont is a free family of scalable outline fonts, suitable for general use on computers and for desktop publishing. It is Unicode-encoded for compatability with all modern operating systems..." -- via http://www.gnu.org/software/freefont/ --

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Download and Install the Ubuntu Title Font

http://tuxtraining.com

I found a precious little gem quite by accident when I was using Synaptic (the package installer) today. The package ttf-ubuntu-title consists of the font used by Ubuntu’s logo...

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Rufscript: New Free font in handwriting style

http://hiran.in

Hiran has just released a new GPL 3 font-exception licensed font called Rufscript. It's a handwriting font that would be really useful for comic strips and maybe labeling photos for a scrapbook and made completely with Free Software toolchain : GIMP, Inkscape, Font Forge. This font is a birthday present to his classmate Lithu.

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Tweak Your Font Rendering for Better Appearance

http://tombuntu.com

Everyone has their preference on how they think fonts should be rendered. If you're not happy with the appearance of fonts on your system there are a few easy tweaks to try for better rendering.

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