Fedora 10 Media Art Font / editing SVG

Clint Savage herlo at fedoraproject.org
Wed Dec 31 09:31:32 UTC 2008

On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 2:17 AM, Marland V. Pittman
<marland at mvpittman.com> wrote:
> Hello Fedora Art people! You rock. I don't want to switch distros, because
> you guys put out open Media that I can use to print my own CDs.
> That said, with Fedora 10, I installed a Live CD, and wanted to print a
> disc, but found a couple of issues.
> I can print directly to my discs using my Epson Stylus Photo R320 and
> printable CDs, if I get a high resolution rasterized graphic, I can crop and
> print with GIMP/gutenprint and everything is gravy.
> However, I like having the architecture printed on the disc, so I can tell
> the difference between my 64-bit and 32-bit discs. I complained once, but Mo
> Duffy politely told me how I can change the SVG text so that I can put
> whatever I want. A simple search and replace was all I needed to do. Again,
> awesome.
> However, for Fedora 10, downloading the artwork source, I got scribus, which
> I don't know much about using, but wasn't installed on the Live Media. I
> installed it, but I was kind of lost. I managed to get an SVG somehow, and
> then I was going to print it, but noticed the fonts were all wonky.
> Is there some font being used that I don't have? Considering this is Fedora,
> surely, it is open and available, I'm guessing I just need to install it. I
> don't know how to do that, or even what I'm looking for, but all I really
> want is to print media art on my discs.
> I appreciate any help, and encourage the project to include fonts used in
> the media art with the Live CD. I don't know how big a font is, and I know
> media space is limited, but I really found this disheartening. Other than
> that, keep on rocking.
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I'm honestly not sure why this font set isn't included by default.
There are a few head scratchers out there and this might be one.
However, The font set you want is called mgopen.  You can get it by
installing it.  As root, run:

yum install mgopen-fonts

This can be done on a LiveCD as well, but it's only temporary as long
as the LiveCD is running.

I hope you enjoy Scribus.  If you haven't tried it before, I'd also
recommend inkscape.



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