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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.

   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:


  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

  7. Credits

  Please read file "AUTHORS" for list of contributors.


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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