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Re: Courier Font package

On Tue, Oct 6, 2009 at 3:56 AM, Dave Witbrodt <dawitbro@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> Wayne Topa wrote:

>>> I hope to install Courier font in my lenny but I did not find the proper
>>> package.
>>> Whant package should I install ?

>> You should learn how to use the Debian tools.
>> 1. Install the apt-cache package.
>> 2. Read the apt-cache man file  ie  man apt-cache.

> There is no package in Debian called 'apt-cache'.  There is a program called
> 'apt-cache', provided in the package called 'apt'.  The 'apt' package is
> categorized as Essential, so anyone who installs Debian is pretty much
> guaranteed to have it installed.
> On my system, I seem to have Courier fonts... but I cannot say which font
> package I have installed which provides those fonts:
> $ fc-list |grep -i courier
> Courier New:style=Regular,Normal,obyčejné,Standard,Κανονικά,Normaali,
> Normál,Normale,Standaard,Normalny,Обычный,Normálne,Navadno,thường,Arrunta
> Courier 10 Pitch:style=Bold Italic
> Courier New:style=Bold Italic,Negreta cursiva,tučné kurzíva,fed kursiv,Fett
> Kursiv,Έντονα Πλάγια,Negrita Cursiva,Lihavoitu Kursivoi,Gras
> Italique,Félkövér dőlt,Grassetto Corsivo,Vet Cursief,Halvfet
> Kursiv,Pogrubiona kursywa,Negrito Itálico,Полужирный Курсив,Tučná
> kurzíva,Fet Kursiv,Kalın İtalik,Krepko poševno,Lodi etzana
> Courier 10 Pitch:style=Italic
> Courier New:style=Italic,Cursiva,kurzíva,kursiv,Πλάγια,Kursivoitu,Italique,
> Dőlt,Corsivo,Cursief,Kursywa,Itálico,Курсив,İtalik,Poševno,nghiêng,Etzana
> Courier 10 Pitch:style=Regular
> Courier New:style=Bold,Negreta,tučné,fed,Fett,Έντονα,Negrita,Lihavoitu,Gras,
> Félkövér,Grassetto,Vet,Halvfet,Pogrubiony,Negrito,Полужирный,Fet,Kalın,Krepko,đậm,Lodia
> Courier 10 Pitch:style=Bold
> No doubt others on this list who are more familiar with fonts (and their
> respective packages) can name the packages.  All that I can say is that
> Courier fonts are available (somehow) via the Debian repositories. Possibly
> I have them because of the package called 'ttf-mscorefonts- installer'.

He may have meant apt-file.

ttf-mscorefonts-installer installs Courier New along with a few other
MS fonts so the Debian tools may not be that helpful in this
particular case since the fonts are installed by the package rather
than by apt/dpkg.

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