Gimp fonts question

sktsee sktsee at
Wed Jan 27 16:57:27 UTC 2010

On Tue, 26 Jan 2010 22:32:35 +0000, R Kimber wrote:

> On Tue, 26 Jan 2010 10:24:41 -0800
> NoOp wrote:
>> > Is there any way of preventing these from loading in Gimp?
>> Perhaps check your ~/.fonts folder to see if there is a symlink to the
>> fonts in /usr/share/texmf-texlive/fonts/type1/public/? My
>> /.gimp-2.6/fonts folder is empty by default (on both 2.6.7 and 2.6.8).
> Thanks, but there's nothing there (except fonts)
>> This might be of help:
> I did look at that, but it seems to focus on adding fonts, rather than
> subtracting them, as it were.
I think discussion on smarter font management has been around for a long 
time, and while some progress has been made on establishing a framework, 
there remains a lot of work to be done. Here's a couple of links on the 

In the meantime, you might try a program like fontmatrix (which is in 
universe) or font-manager (found here:
manager) to do some basic font management. Both programs allow for things 
like deactivating/activating fonts, creating font collections, tagging, 
displaying font info, etc...


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