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Linux Mint ships with Google's Noto fonts
« on: December 07, 2014, 06:47:29 PM »
 

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I recently read that the newest LM now ships with Google's Noto fonts. I looked into it and and I can see why. The aim of the fonts is to support all of the world's languages. Personally, I like the way they look too. Check 'em out if you want: www.google.com/get/noto.

And because I'm addicted to Thunar's custom actions, I made one for installing fonts.

Description: Move fonts to ~/.fonts
Command: mv %N ~/.fonts
File Pattern: *.ttf;*.otf;*.ttc
 


Re: Linux Mint ships with Google's Noto fonts
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2014, 08:26:23 PM »
 

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Side note: I noticed the default hinting in LL was full but I find "slight" better looking to my eyes. Also with RGB sub-pixel order.
 

Re: Linux Mint ships with Google's Noto fonts
« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2014, 02:26:12 AM »
 

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Nice tip, I'm loving Noto Sans :)
 

Re: Linux Mint ships with Google's Noto fonts
« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2014, 02:35:10 AM »
 

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I really like those fonts. Thanks mlsmith.
 

Re: Linux Mint ships with Google's Noto fonts
« Reply #4 on: December 09, 2014, 06:43:45 AM »
 

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Thanks, guys. Just keeping an eye out for things that may be beneficial to everyone.
 

Re: Linux Mint ships with Google's Noto fonts
« Reply #5 on: December 26, 2014, 08:49:38 PM »
 

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I found an easy way to download and install Google webfonts for off-line use.
There is an application named TypeCatcher.
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sudo apt-get install typecatcher
Google fonts are installed in
/home/user_name/.fonts/typecatcher/
This application can also uninstall them.
 

Re: Linux Mint ships with Google's Noto fonts
« Reply #6 on: December 26, 2014, 11:13:39 PM »
 

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Cool! Nice find - this will come in handy.
 


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