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Re: FC4 Has No Helvetica

On Tuesday 14 March 2006 13:23, Felix Miata wrote:
> On 06/03/14 13:56 Rex Dieter apparently typed:
> > Felix Miata wrote:
> >> Anyone know what fontconfig maps to Helvetica and to sans-serif, or
> >> how to find out?
> >
> > Peruse /etc/fonts/fonts.conf
> I was hoping for some simple command line query. I had already asked on
> irc://freenode/fedora where I was pointed to fontconfig in the first
> place, after which I looked at that file without finding anything I
> recognized as remotely resembling a clear answer. I let myself be lead
> astray trying to get help from
> http://mrmazda.no-ip.com/auth/Font/font-helvetica.html in Firefox,
> having forgotten to switch its default back to the generic sans-serif
> first, so in frustration I asked here. Since then I've found that
> Helvetica does alias to Nimbus Sans L, while the generic sans-serif does
> default to Luxi Sans.
> --
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> to the law of the Lord."	        	Psalm 119:11 NIV
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Try googling for "fedora + fonts + helvetica".  Lots of information there.


Tom Taylor
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