Default fonts in Fedora

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at
Wed Dec 10 18:24:28 UTC 2003

On Wed, 10 Dec 2003, Julien Olivier wrote:

> Hi
> Owen Taylor told (on the fedora-devel-list) that the Luxi/Nimbus fonts
> were the default for aesthetics reasons. I'd like to know what you think
> are the best fonts for the Fedora desktop. Is it Vera ? Nimbus/Luxi ?
> Any other free font ?
> PS: If that's not the right place to ask, just tell me. I posted here
> because Michael K. Johnson suggested me to open a discussion here.

As they told you on devel list, Bitstream Vera fonts cannot be
used as default, because of incomplete list of glyphs.  Actually
I have asked my brother which is a font guy to have a look at


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