How does Ubuntu have such great fonts?

Rui Tiago Matos tiagomatos at
Sun Dec 5 15:19:27 CST 2004

AFAIK every free software desktop uses freetype these days do actually
render the fonts and fontconfig to manage and set  them up. In gnome
you can configure this easily: its on the computer menu. If you want
to do it by hand ( i.e. don't have gnome) look here

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