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Re: xft and xfree86-truetype-fonts

Michael Cardenas <michael.cardenas@lindows.com> writes:

> The new redhat beta, limbo, uses xft and a package called
> xfree86-truetype-fonts for displaying schweet looking fonts. 
> These packages are not included in the 4.2.0 series of debs. Do they
> just have different names? Is there some reason we don't include
> them?

The TrueType fonts from xfree86-truetype-fonts[1] are in
xfree86-nonfree-truetype[2].  xft[3] contains the new Xft stuff from
http://keithp.com/fonts/, AFAIK it's not available in a Debian package


[1]  http://www.rpmfind.net/linux/RPM/rawhide/1.0/i386/RedHat/RPMS/XFree86-truetype-fonts-4.2.0-60.1.i386.html

[2]  http://packages.debian.org/stable/x11/xfonts-scalable-nonfree.html

[3]  http://www.rpmfind.net/linux/RPM/rawhide/1.0/i386/RedHat/RPMS/Xft-

Juergen Kreileder, Blackdown Java-Linux Team

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