[ Ubuntu-BD ] Ekushey Fonts for Ubuntu

Raihan Hasnain raihanhasnain at gmail.com
Wed Jun 18 20:56:17 BST 2008


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On Jun 18, 2008, at 11:39 PM, Russell John wrote:

> I've been using the Unicode based Bengali fonts of Ekushey [1] for a
> long time, specially SolaimanLipi which I use almost everywhere.  To
> make these fine fonts easily available on Ubuntu, I've made a package
> of all of them.  Users of Ubuntu derivatives such as Linux Mint [2]
> can use this package too.
>
> Font list:
>
>   1. SolaimanLipi
>   2. Rupali
>   3. Ekushey Lohit
>   4. Ekushey Sharifa
>   5. Ekushey Punarbhaba
>   6. Ekushey Sumit
>   7. Ekushey Durga
>   8. Ekushey Saraswati
>   9. Ekushey Puja
>  10. Ekushey Azad
>  11. Ekushey Godhuli
>  12. Ekushey Mohua
>
>
> Installation:
>
> To install this package, you can either download the binary file from:
> http://tinyurl.com/5rxv76 (MD5: a6cbc1dae63c1cf62c1ff4ef4ab73068), or
> install it via apt-get or your graphical package manager.  This method
> is recommended, as you'll get notification when an update is
> available.  Here's how to do it via apt-get:
>
> 1. Open the apt sources.list file from the run command dialogue box  
> (ALT+F2):
>
>       gksudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list  (Ubuntu)
>       gksudo kate /etc/apt/sources.list  (Kubuntu)
>       gksudo mousepad /etc/apt/sources.list  (Xubuntu)
>
> 2. Add the following line on the bottom of the file:
>
>       deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-bd/ubuntu intrepid main
>
> 3. Open a shell window and type:
>
>       sudo apt-get update
>
> 4. When the update is completed, type:
>
>       sudo apt-get install ttf-ekushey
>
> When you see the warning message "The following packages cannot be
> authenticated!", press y to continue.
>
> 5. Done, now you can use the Ekushey fonts on your system!
>
> I'll try to get this package into the Ubuntu repository, and possibly
> into the Debian repository as well.
>
> Hope this is helpful to you guys!
>
> Regards,
> Russell
>
> [1] http://ekushey.org/?page/otf_bangla_fonts
> [2] http://www.linuxmint.com
>
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