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The Liberation(tm) Fonts is a font family which aims at metric compatibility with Arial, Times New Roman, and Courier New.
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1. What's this? ================= The Liberation Fonts is font collection which aims to provide document layout compatibility as usage of Times New Roman, Arial, Courier New. 2. Requirements ================= * fontforge is installed. (http://fontforge.sourceforge.net) 3. Install ============ 3.1 Decompress tarball You can extract the files by following command: $ tar zxvf liberation-fonts-[VERSION].tar.gz 3.2 Build from the source Change into directory liberation-fonts-[VERSION]/ and build from sources by following commands: $ cd liberation-fonts-[VERSION] $ make The built font files will be available in 'build' directory. 3.3 Install to system For Fedora, you could manually install the fonts by copying the TTFs to ~/.fonts for user wide usage, or to /usr/share/fonts/truetype/liberation for system-wide availability. Then, run "fc-cache" to let that cached. For other distributions, please check out corresponding documentation. 4. Usage ========== Simply select preferred liberation font in applications and start using. 5. License ============ This Font Software is licensed under the SIL Open Font License, Version 1.1. Please read file "LICENSE" for details. 6. For Maintainers ==================== Before packaging a new release based on a new source tarball, you have to update the version suffix in the Makefile: VER = [VERSION] Make sure that the defined version corresponds to the font software metadata which you can check with ftinfo/otfinfo or fontforge itself. It is highly recommended that file 'ChangeLog' is updated to reflect changes. Create a tarball with the following command: $ make dist The new versioned tarball will be available in the dist/ folder as 'liberation-fonts-[NEW_VERSION].tar.gz'. 7. Credits ============ Please read file "AUTHORS" for list of contributors.