free_fonts: a free family of scalable outline fonts#


This dummy package represents the GNU free fonts: a free family of scalable outline fonts, suitable for general use on computers and for desktop publishing. It is Unicode-encoded for compatibility with all modern operating systems.

We do not have an SPKG for it. The purpose of this dummy package is to associate system package lists with it.


GNU General Public License GPLv3+

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Equivalent System Packages#

$ apk add ttf-freefont
$ sudo pacman -S gnu-free-fonts
$ conda install open-fonts
$ sudo apt-get install fonts-freefont-otf
$ sudo yum install gnu-free-mono-fonts gnu-free-sans-fonts \
$ sudo pkg install x11-fonts/freefont-ttf
$ sudo emerge media-fonts/freefont
$ sudo port install freefont-ttf
$ nix-env --install freefont-ttf

install the following packages: fonts/freefont-ttf

$ sudo zypper install gnu-free-fonts
$ sudo xbps-install freefont-ttf


If the system package is installed, ./configure will check if it can be used.