[PLUG] Libertine fonts - common windows fonts replacement

Sudhanwa Jogalekar sudhanwa.com at gmail.com
Sat Jun 28 12:51:06 IST 2008

On 6/25/08, Chetan S <cshring at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>  I thought I'll share this piece of info, albeit a little old.
>  I for one hate installing msttcorefonts and turning on the BCI in freetype.
>  Part of the problem - In linux the deja vu and bitstream fonts aren't
>  correct replacement for arial / times new roman etc.
>  They are placeholders, sure, but not correct from typographical perspective.
>  Now check out the Libertine fonts available from RedHat.  These fonts
>  are a superior substitute to windows special fonts like Arial and
>  Times New roman.
>  Oh and they should be available in your fav distro by now.
>  The result is definitely much better to look at than fonts in windows !  :)
>  The real upside of this -- better and correct layouts in webpages,
>  documents from windows world that contain Arial fonts etc.
>  I saw the webpages looked more like what they look like in windows + FF

Can you give some URL from where to download these fonts.
I would like to download and ask people to use on proprietory OS as well.
What is the license for the fonts?


>  regards,
>  C
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News!! Aksharyogini font is now included in Debian Indic fonts package!!

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