[PLUG] Libertine fonts - common windows fonts replacement

Vaibhav Kulkarni netvaibhav at gmail.com
Sat Jun 28 20:27:44 PDT 2008


On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 7:46 PM, Chetan S <cshring at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I thought I'll share this piece of info, albeit a little old.
>
> I for one hate installing msttcorefonts and turning on the BCI in freetype.
>
> Part of the problem - In linux the deja vu and bitstream fonts aren't
> correct replacement for arial / times new roman etc.
> They are placeholders, sure, but not correct from typographical perspective.
>
> Now check out the Libertine fonts available from RedHat.  These fonts
> are a superior substitute to windows special fonts like Arial and
> Times New roman.

Nice font. Although it is a substitute for Times New Roman only and
not Arial (there's no Sans Serif version).

And is this font really from Red Hat? May be you are confusing it with
Liberation fonts.

Regards,
Vaibhav



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