liberation-fonts

The Liberation Fonts are intended to be replacements for the three most commonly used fonts on Microsoft systems: Times New Roman, Arial, and Courier \ New.

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 2 -    1. What's this?
 3 -   =================
 4 - 
 5 -   The Liberation Fonts is font collection which aims to provide document 
 6 -   layout compatibility as usage of Times New Roman, Arial, Courier New.
 7 - 
 8 - 
 9 -    2. Requirements
10 -   =================
11 - 
12 -   * fontforge is installed.
13 -     (http://fontforge.sourceforge.net)
14 - 
15 - 
16 -    3. Install
17 -   ============
18 - 
19 -   3.1 Decompress tarball
20 - 
21 -     You can extract the files by following command:
22 - 
23 -       $ tar zxvf liberation-fonts-[VERSION].tar.gz
24 - 
25 -   3.2 Build from the source
26 - 
27 -     Change into directory liberation-fonts-[VERSION]/ and build from sources by 
28 -     following commands:
29 - 
30 -       $ cd liberation-fonts-[VERSION]
31 -       $ make
32 - 
33 -     The built font files will be available in 'build' directory.
34 - 
35 -   3.3 Install to system
36 - 
37 -     For Fedora, you could manually install the fonts by copying the TTFs to 
38 -     ~/.fonts for user wide usage, or to /usr/share/fonts/truetype/liberation 
39 -     for system-wide availability. Then, run "fc-cache" to let that cached.
40 - 
41 -     For other distributions, please check out corresponding documentation.
42 - 
43 - 
44 -    4. Usage
45 -   ==========
46 - 
47 -   Simply select preferred liberation font in applications and start using.
48 - 
49 - 
50 -    5. License
51 -   ============
52 - 
53 -   This Font Software is licensed under the SIL Open Font License,
54 -   Version 1.1.
55 - 
56 -   Please read file "LICENSE" for details.
57 - 
58 - 
59 -    6. For Maintainers
60 -   ====================
61 - 
62 -   Before packaging a new release based on a new source tarball, you have to
63 -   update the version suffix in the Makefile:
64 - 
65 -     VER = [VERSION]
66 - 
67 -   Make sure that the defined version corresponds to the font software metadata
68 -   which you can check with ftinfo/otfinfo or fontforge itself. It is highly 
69 -   recommended that file 'ChangeLog' is updated to reflect changes.
70 - 
71 -   Create a tarball with the following command:
72 - 
73 -     $ make dist
74 - 
75 -   The new versioned tarball will be available in the dist/ folder as
76 -   'liberation-fonts-[NEW_VERSION].tar.gz'.
77 - 
78 -   7. Credits
79 -  ============
80 - 
81 -   Please read file "AUTHORS" for list of contributors.
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  2 + Introduction
  3 + ############
  4 + 
  5 + The Liberation(tm) Fonts is a font family which aims at metric compatibility with Arial, Times New Roman, and Courier New. It is sponsored by Red Hat
  6 + 
  7 + 
  8 + History
  9 + #######
 10 + 
 11 + + "On May 9, 2007, Red Hat announced the initial public release of these fonts under the trademark LIBERATION at the Red Hat Summit. There are three sets: Sans (a substitute for Arial, Albany, Helvetica, Nimbus Sans L, and Bitstream Vera Sans), Serif (a substitute for Times New Roman, Thorndale, Nimbus Roman, and Bitstream Vera Serif) and Mono (a substitute for Courier New, Cumberland, Courier, Nimbus Mono L, and Bitstream Vera Sans Mono)." 
 12 + 
 13 + + Red Hat, Inc. (2007), [Online], `Available: <https://www.redhat.com/promo/fonts/>`_ [11 May 2010].*
 14 + 
 15 + + "On Jul 18, 2012, Liberation fonts 2.00.0 version is released based on croscore fonts to resolve long standing licensing problem and also get more coverage present in croscore fonts."
 16 + 
 17 + 
 18 + License
 19 + #######
 20 + 
 21 + 
 22 + #. The Liberation(tm) version 2.00.0 onward are Licensed under the SIL Open Font License, Version 1.1.
 23 + #. Older versions of the Liberation(tm) Fonts is released as open source under the GNU General Public License version 2 with exceptions. `<https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/LiberationFontLicense>`_
 24 + 
 25 + 
 26 + 
 27 + Download
 28 + ########
 29 + 
 30 + 
 31 + Current Release
 32 + ***************
 33 + 
 34 + **Note**: 2.00.0 onward releases does not includes Liberation Sans Narrow font due to licensing problems. Please refer to older releases for Liberation Sans Narrow font.
 35 + 
 36 + 
 37 + + Binary (ttf): `liberation-fonts-ttf-2.00.1.tar.gz <https://releases.pagure.org/liberation-fonts/liberation-fonts-ttf-2.00.1.tar.gz>`_
 38 + + Source (sfd): `liberation-fonts-2.00.1.tar.gz <https://releases.pagure.org/liberation-fonts/liberation-fonts-2.00.1.tar.gz>`_
 39 + 
 40 + 
 41 + 
 42 + + Binary (ttf): `liberation-fonts-ttf-1.07.4.tar.gz <https://releases.pagure.org/liberation-fonts/liberation-fonts-2.00.1.tar.gz>`_
 43 + + Source (sfd): `liberation-fonts-1.07.4.tar.gz <https://releases.pagure.org/liberation-fonts/liberation-fonts-1.07.4.tar.gz>`_
 44 + 
 45 + 
 46 + This release includes a source tarball also so it is easy to build the
 47 + ttf files from sources.
 48 + 
 49 + 
 50 + Previous Releases
 51 + *****************
 52 + 
 53 + 
 54 + + Binary (ttf): `liberation-fonts-ttf-2.00.0.tar.gz <https://releases.pagure.org/liberation-fonts/liberation-fonts-ttf-2.00.0.tar.gz>`_
 55 + + Source (sfd): `liberation-fonts-2.00.0.tar.gz <https://releases.pagure.org/liberation-fonts/liberation-fonts-2.00.0.tar.gz>`_
 56 + 
 57 + 
 58 + 
 59 + + Binary (ttf): `liberation-fonts-ttf-1.07.3.tar.gz <https://releases.pagure.org/liberation-fonts/liberation-fonts-2.00.0.tar.gz>`_
 60 + + Source (sfd): `liberation-fonts-1.07.3.tar.gz <https://releases.pagure.org/liberation-fonts/liberation-fonts-1.07.3.tar.gz>`_
 61 + 
 62 + 
 63 + Source and TrueType archives are available at `<https://releases.pagure.org/liberation-fonts/>`_.
 64 + 
 65 + 
 66 + Distribution
 67 + ############
 68 + 
 69 + The Liberation(tm) Fonts are packaged for a wide range of Linux distributions:
 70 + 
 71 + 
 72 + + Fedora : liberation-fonts is included in Fedora and installed by
 73 +   default. The Fedora package can be checked `here <http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/packageinfo?packageID=liberation-fonts>`_.
 74 + + RHEL : liberation-fonts is available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux from RHN.
 75 + + Debian : ttf-liberation has been added to Debian. The Debian package can be checked `here <http://packages.debian.org/search?keywords=ttf-liberation&searchon=names&suite=all&section=all>`_.
 76 + + Ubuntu : ttf-liberation has been added to Ubuntu. The Ubuntu package can be checked `here <http://packages.debian.org/search?keywords=ttf-liberation&searchon=names&suite=all&section=all>`_.
 77 + 
 78 + 
 79 + 
 80 + Feedback
 81 + ########
 82 + 
 83 + Please reports bugs or requests for enhancements at `Red Hat Bugzilla <https://bugzilla.redhat.com/enter_bug.cgi?product=Fedora&component=liberation-fonts>`_. When filing a bug please mention the version of liberation-fonts and the OS.
 84 + 
 85 + 
 86 + Development
 87 + ###########
 88 + 
 89 + You can get the current source using the following commands:
 90 + 
 91 + Anonymous GIT access
 92 + 
 93 + ::
 94 + »       
 95 + »       $ git clone `<https://pagure.io/liberation-fonts.git>`_
 96 + 
 97 + Read and Write Url
 98 +  
 99 + ::
100 + 
101 + »       $ git clone `<ssh://git@pagure.io/liberation-fonts.git>`_
102 + 
103 + Other Requirements
104 + ******************
105 + 
106 + Install fontforge `<http://fontforge.sourceforge.net>`_
107 + 
108 + Installation
109 + ************
110 + Decompress tarball
111 + ==================
112 + You can extract the files by following command:
113 + 
114 + ::
115 + 
116 + »       $ tar zxvf liberation-fonts-[VERSION].tar.gz
117 + 
118 + Build from the source
119 + =====================
120 + Change into directory liberation-fonts-[VERSION]/ and build from sources by following commands:
121 + 
122 + ::
123 + 
124 + »       $ cd liberation-fonts-[VERSION]
125 + »       $ make
126 + 
127 + The built font files will be available in 'build' directory.
128 + 
129 + Install to system
130 + =================
131 + 
132 + For Fedora, you could manually install the fonts by copying the TTFs to ~/.fonts for user wide usage, or to /usr/share/fonts/truetype/liberation for system-wide availability. Then, run "fc-cache" to let that cached.
133 + 
134 + For other distributions, please check out corresponding documentation.
135 + 
136 + Usage
137 + =====
138 + 
139 + Simply select preferred liberation font in applications and start using.
140 + 
141 + Discussion about the fonts can be made on `Fedora Fonts List <https://lists.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/fonts>`_.
142 + 
143 + For Maintainers
144 + ===============
145 + 
146 + Before packaging a new release based on a new source tarball, you have to update the version suffix in the Makefile:
147 + 
148 +     VER = [VERSION]
149 + 
150 + Make sure that the defined version corresponds to the font software metadata which you can check with ftinfo/otfinfo or fontforge itself. It is highly recommended that file 'ChangeLog' is updated to reflect changes.
151 + 
152 + Create a tarball with the following command:
153 + 
154 + ::
155 + 
156 +     $ make dist
157 + 
158 + The new versioned tarball will be available in the dist/ folder as 'liberation-fonts-[NEW_VERSION].tar.gz'.
159 + 
160 + 
161 + Developers
162 + ########## 
163 + 
164 + 
165 + + Pravin Satpute - current maintainer
166 + + Herbert Duerr - contributed SansNarrow
167 + + Caius Chance - former maintainer