OT: Substitute fonts for msttcorefonts
"Terrell Prudé Jr."
microman at cmosnetworks.com
Mon Apr 6 01:20:10 UTC 2009
Nigel Ridley wrote:
> <div class="moz-text-flowed" style="font-family: -moz-fixed">After my
> nice clean install of Jaunty Beta last week I tried to install the
> msttcorefonts package. There were always errors every time I tried. So
> I decided that I would be MS free!
> Wonderful! But, I need comparable fonts to use so that when sending
> friends, that still use Windows, a document, I want them to be able to
> see my work as I designed it. I also have some Scribus documents that
> were created with some msttcorefonts in them and now Scribus is asking
> with what to substitute them.
> I did find the following after searching the web:
> Red Hat releases free replacements for Windows core fonts
> Metric Equivalent Fonts and Font Substitution
> Has anybody else some experience with good replacement fonts or some
I use Red Hat's "Liberation" typefaces. They were specifically designed
to replace Microsoft's Arial and Times New Roman, and the typefaces
themselves are GPL'd. I would suggest you give them a try.
Do you GNU <http://www.gnu.org>?
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