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Old 02-14-2004, 05:50 PM   #1
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Arial font


Im running on Fedora Core.
How can i get the Arial and Times New Roman fonts on my system.
Or witch FREE fonts are most similar?
I need it, beocuse IM SICK of thouse defoult fonts. (i think im using serif now)
 
Old 02-14-2004, 06:09 PM   #2
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no offense, but arial is a crappy font -- a MS cheap imitation rip-off of helvetica. if you compare it to helvetica you can see that arial is poorly designed.

you can get the microsoft "core fonts" for linux, though, which comes with.verdana and i believe times new roman. just do a google, there's probably an rpm you can use. also try the Bitstream Vera fonts -- they are really nice. [download]
 
Old 02-15-2004, 04:03 AM   #3
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Originally posted by synaptical
no offense, but arial is a crappy font -- a MS cheap imitation rip-off of helvetica. if you compare it to helvetica you can see that arial is poorly designed.

you can get the microsoft "core fonts" for linux, though, which comes with.verdana and i believe times new roman. just do a google, there's probably an rpm you can use. also try the Bitstream Vera fonts -- they are really nice. [download]
Where can i get the ''helvetica'' fonts?
Where can i get the "microsoft "core fonts" for linux"?
 
Old 02-15-2004, 05:56 AM   #4
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M$ stopped releasing these core fonts (http://www.microsoft.com/typography/...ck/default.htm )
just ask some Windows user to copy the fonts for you on a floppy dk then install them on your linux box
 
Old 02-15-2004, 06:04 AM   #5
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http://corefonts.sourceforge.net/
 
Old 02-15-2004, 06:26 AM   #6
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M$ stopped releasing these core fonts (http://www.microsoft.com/typography/...ck/default.htm )
just ask some Windows user to copy the fonts for you on a floppy dk then install them on your linux box
Thanks i never thought its so easy.
How do i make my browser (Epiphany) use the fonts now? Do you have to congurate the fonts in the 'preferences' or can you make the browswer use the fonts that are on the web page?
 
  


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