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webFonts4Linux is a shell scripts that automates the process of downloading and installing Microsoft's Web Core Fonts, a collection of high-quality True Type fonts designed for use with low resolutions. webFonts2Linux exists because although these Microsoft distributes these fonts for free, strong redistribution restrictions makes it impossible to distribute a tarball or package containing them.

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Recent releases

  •  21 Jul 2005 09:14

    Release Notes: Microsoft's EULA is now displayed to the user before downloading the fonts. The internals of the font installing script have been updated.

    •  04 Mar 2004 16:09

      Release Notes: The download site has been updated to the new DNS naming scheme.

      •  16 Nov 2003 14:39

        Release Notes: The fc-cache-based font system is now also updated.

        •  28 Nov 2002 10:05

          Release Notes: This release includes fixes for Red Hat 8.0.

          •  17 Aug 2002 00:03

            Release Notes: Microsoft stopped distributing the Web Core Fonts. The new script downloads the fonts from a mirror maintained by the author.


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