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Old 09-26-2013, 10:23 PM   #1
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Fonts, system fonts,examples


I have spent many hours without success trying to find an example/printout of the fonts installed in linux. I have found new fonts, how to install fonts, how to build fonts,etc. What I am seeking is an example showing what each font looks like: This is Arial, This is impact. Is there such a thing or am I going to have to spend all day typing one out? Any info or direction is most certainly appreciated. Please forgive me if this is the wrong forum, or kindly redirect me, thanks again.
 
Old 09-27-2013, 01:47 AM   #2
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Have you tried installing fontmatrix ?
 
Old 09-27-2013, 10:33 AM   #3
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Yes I have it installed, what I was looking for was some type of printout. Thank for the reply.
 
Old 09-27-2013, 11:44 AM   #4
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https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/applications/fontmatrix/
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fontmatrix is a manager built with the kind of features and abilities graphic designers, layout professionals along with others have felt necessary, but modernized with some new touches.

Fontmatrix has a concept of 'tagging'. This makes it really nice to group fonts and even sub-group them logically for use in a book for instance. It also has extensive gui support for showing all glyphs in a font, previews of sample text, variable sizing and also tells what kinds of advanced Open Type features are inside each font. These features have never been seen outside of a font editor. And not least, it creates a nice PDF catalogue of user's fonts for printing or reference. In short, fontmatrix is a font manager for professionals, but is nice and user friendly.
 
Old 09-27-2013, 03:50 PM   #5
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how to install fonts,
could not be easier
put them in your ~/.fonts folder
and that is it
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in your " /usr/share/fonts" folder
 
Old 09-27-2013, 03:59 PM   #6
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follow up on fontmatrix

file--> export book
 
  


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