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Optimal Use of Fonts on Linux

2007-04-15

Revision History
Revision 2007-04-15 15 Apr 2007 Revised by: avi
Included support to SUSE installation for the RPM scriptlets on template spec file, listed SUSE as a BCI-enabled distro.
Revision 2007-02-08 08 Feb 2007 Revised by: avi
Fixed some typos, updated Luc's page URL, added DejaVu sections, added link to FC6 Freetype RPMs, added link to Debian MS Core fonts, and added reference to the gnome-font-properties command.
Revision 2006-07-02 02 Jul 2006 Revised by: avi
Included link to Debian FreeType BCI package, improved the glossary with Latin1 descriptions, more clear links on the webcore fonts section, instructions on how to rebuild source RPM packages in the BCI appendix, updated the freetype recompilation appendix to cover new versions of the lib, authorship section reorganized.
Revision 2006-04-02 02 Apr 2006 Revised by: avi
Included link to FC5 Freetype.bci contribution by Cody DeHaan.
Revision 2006-03-25 25 Mar 2006 Revised by: avi
Updated link to BCI Freetype RPMs to be more distro version specific.
Revision 2005-07-19 19 May 2005 Revised by: avi
Renamed Microsoft Fonts to Webcore Fonts, and links updated.Added X.org Subsystems section.
Revision 2005-05-25 25 May 2005 Revised by: avi
Comment related to web pages in the Microsoft Fonts section
Revision 2005-05-10 10 May 2005 Revised by: avi
Old section-based glossary converted to real DocBook glossary.Modernized terms and explanations on the glossary.Included concepts as charsets, Unicode and UTF-8 in the glossary.
Revision 2005-03-31 31 Mar 2005 Revised by: avi
Desktop configuration guidelines improved for higher resolution screens.Better layout for authors.
Revision 2005-02-18 18 Feb 2005 Revised by: avi
Included BCI support status for Mandrake and Gentoo.Added link to Firefox configuration hack.Included link to Scribus site.Removed broken and outdated info links.
Revision 2005-01-12 12 Jan 2005 Revised by: avi
E-mail addresses more difficult to figure out for machines.
Revision 2004-12-24 24 Dec 2004 Revised by: avi
Small corrections and DocBook improvements.
Revision 2004-12-12 12 Dec 2004 Revised by: avi
Typos correction by Scott Brayban (sgrayban borgnet us).Finished links to msfonts and freetype RPMs.
Revision 2004-12-05 5 Dec 2004 Revised by: avi
Merged with FDU-HOWTO.Finished RPM sections.Added "need help" appendix.Finished "About this doc" appendix.Ready for peer revision.
Revision 2004-11-27 27 Nov 2004 Revised by: avi
Created first sections.Merged with Font-HOWTO.