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1. What's this?
The Liberation Fonts is font collection which aims to provide document
layout compatibility as usage of Times New Roman, Arial, Courier New.
2. Requirements
* fontforge is installed.
3. Install
3.1 Decompress tarball
You can extract the files by following command:
$ tar zxvf liberation-fonts-[VERSION].tar.gz
3.2 Build from the source
Change into directory liberation-fonts-[VERSION]/ and build from sources by
following commands:
$ cd liberation-fonts-[VERSION]
$ make
The built font files will be available in 'build' directory.
3.3 Install to system
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.
For other distributions, please check out corresponding documentation.
4. Usage
Simply select preferred liberation font in applications and start using.
5. License
This Font Software is licensed under the SIL Open Font License,
Version 1.1.
Please read file "LICENSE" for details.
6. For Maintainers
Before packaging a new release based on a new source tarball, you have to
update the version suffix in the Makefile:
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.
Create a tarball with the following command:
$ make dist
The new versioned tarball will be available in the dist/ folder as
7. Credits
Please read file "AUTHORS" for list of contributors.