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Re: [ft] FreeType Modification

From: Ammar ul hassan
Subject: Re: [ft] FreeType Modification
Date: Fri, 7 Apr 2017 16:22:37 +0900

Actually i extracted the same way and copied in my /usr/share/fonts and
even in ~/.fonts,
but hey dont appear in (fc-list) after i manually rebuild the font cache
(fc-cache -f -v), so i can immediately use them everywhere.

On Thu, Apr 6, 2017 at 10:14 PM, Werner LEMBERG <address@hidden> wrote:

> >> Simply download some windows bitmap files!  This is the first hit
> >> on google for searching `.fon download':
> >>
> >>
> >
> > Actually i tried these fonts before but these are windows
> > executable's and i am unable to install them in Linux for my
> > testing.
> What are you talking about?  I tried the first font on this page,
> and it is a plain zip file!  You certainly can extract ZIP files on
> your GNU/Linux box, right?
> Even if they were self-extracting files there *are* Unix tools that
> can handle them.  For example, there is the glorious `file' command
> that tells you the exact type of the file; it usually can recognize
> self-extracting files, telling you which program you have to use.
> Additionally, you can always use `wine' to execute the EXE file.
> BTW, FreeType displays this font just fine at 13px.
>     Werner

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